“The robustness of Britain’s digital communities has surprised many following the referendum. The CBI’s job market predictions reflect the demand that we’re seeing in our hiring network, with requests for highly-skilled digital and data-science roles particularly high. We expect that supply will begin to match demand from employers next year, however, as jobseekers look to take advantage of wages rising above inflation.
“For this growth to continue, firms must be able to attract the best talent from around the world. Looking ahead, it remains to be seen whether legislative obstacles for foreign employees will ensure Britain remains the digital capital of Europe.”