The Tech Hiring Market: 2022 Predictions
A look back at 2021 and predictions for what 2022 will bring for hiring software engineers and tech professionals.
In the December issue of The Scoop, I asked for help in sharing observations about 2021 and your predictions for 2022-23. In response, 35 people – the majority being engineering managers – shared detailed insights. 60% of respondents are hiring managers, and 90% of people work in software engineering.
In this issue we:
Look back on 2021’s hiring market, with quotes from subscribers.
2022 predictions from subscribers and trends which several think will be influential.
Leading signals to pay attention to this year.
My 2022 predictions.
Look further ahead to 2023.
While writing this piece, we are in the middle of the biggest stock market drop since March 2020. I’ll dive deeper into the impact of this market on tech in a follow-up The Scoop issue.