Results of a Recent Research of Ukrainian IT industry

by Olha Povaliaieva
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Results of a Recent Research of Ukrainian IT industry

Results of the IT-sphere research at the national event of Ukraine IT Report

January 20 at Ukraine IT Report summed up work that took 5 months. 285 thousand people and 98 Ukrainian companies participated in the study. Also, investment and industry sources and public registers were used to obtain results with the least bias.

IT has proved to play a significant role in the Ukrainian economy. This is confirmed by the following data received:

  • The share of computer services exports is 2.7% in the macroeconomic indicator of the national economy statistics of Ukraine. This is the third place in Central and Eastern Europe after Belarus and Serbia. They have rates of 3.3% and 2.8%;
  • The USA's largest export market for IT services, with over $2 billion in 2020. Overall, computer services exports reached about $7 billion in 2021;
  • In 2021, the IT industry's payment of taxes and fees exceeded $810.5 thousand.

Also, with the help of the Ukraine IT Report, it was possible to learn that in Ukraine, 5.000 organizations in the field of information are active. It is noteworthy that the number of women in the Ukrainian IT market has increased three-fold in almost 10 years.

Interestingly, more than 80% of companies in Ukraine hire switchers — people who have moved from other industries. At the same time, in the rating of successful young entrepreneurs of Ukraine from Forbes — 14 IT experts.

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