SPECIAL REPORT / Digital competences and ICT skills are seen as key for young people to integrate in the job market. Jobseekers will have a harder time finding work without them.
Today, 90% of all jobs are expected to require at least a basic level of ICT skills. By 2020, Europe is expected to see a shortage of more than 800,000 professionals with computing skills. More and more countries or regions are therefore now including computer programming as part of school curricula.