Business & Economy
November 4, 2016

Working In Tech Vancouver

The tech sector comes into focus on this Canada-wide report “TechTalent Canada” from CBRE Research.

You can access the full report by registering HERE.
Thanks to Michael Gordon for the tip and these comments:

It provides factual information on the tech sector in Vancouver and compares us to other Canadian cities.

  • Over the past 5 years employment in the tech sector has grown by 50% (2015 – 57,500 jobs), amongst the strongest rates of growth compared to other large Canadian cities
  • Wages in the tech sector and the % of individuals with degrees in Vancouver compares favourably to other Canadian cities

By analyzing labour market conditions for highly-skilled tech workers, 10 Canadian cities were ranked according to their competitive advantages and appeal to tech-talent workers and tech employers. This edition is unique as it focuses largely on established tech occupations with over 1,500* employees, as tracked by Statistics Canada. The analysis also provides insight into tech-talent demographics and how their growth patterns are impacting cities and real estate markets across Canada.

CBRE, a large multi-national, offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting.

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