The top 10 in demand tech jobs and skills in Australia

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  • Australia will need another 100,000 tech workers over the next five years.
  • Customer service, management and leadership are the three most in demand skills.
  • The most in demand jobs are project manager, business analyst and business development manager.

Australia has created 63,000 new tech jobs over the last three years.

And the 2018 edition of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) Digital Pulse forecasts the Australian economy will need an additional 100,000 tech workers, to 758,700, by 2023.

Almost half (49%) are directly employed in tech‑related industries such as computer system design, telecommunication services and internet service provision.

The rest are employed in other industries throughout the economy.

The largest employer outside of tech‑related industries is the professional, scientific and technical services, which employs 72,800.

Here are the tech roles getting the most job advertisements:

Source: ACS Digital Pulse.

The most in‑demand ICT occupations are roles that combine technical requirements with broader business needs.

Here are the top 20 skills of those who moved jobs last year:

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