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Technology Market Report - Asia Focus

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Andie Lin Technology, Mobile, Front End Development...

Our latest Technology Market Report highlights the hiring trends in Hong Kong specifically within Digital Technology, Finance Technology, and Information Technology. 

Technology professionals are in very high demand in 2021 as companies across all areas of industry throughout Hong Kong are adopting and developing technologies to increase business efficiencies, and in 2021 this trend is set to continue.

This means that the demand for skilled labour remains high, as most organisations are using technological advancements to rapidly transform and digitise their businesses, to remain competitive and customer-centric. 

It is not only the speed of technology adoption but also the scale, that is having a positive impact on the economies. According to the IMF World Economic Outlook, the APAC region will grow by 8.6% in 2021 while global growth is projected at 6.0%.

In this document we highlight:

  • Sought after skills for employers & most sought after professions 
  • Market insights for Digital Technology, Finance Technology, and Information Technology. 
  • Salary Guides for Application and Development, Business Development, Business Transformation, Cybersecurity, and Infrastructure. 


Contact Andie Lin for the full report on andie.lin@hamlynwilliams.com 



Report Highlights:


Digital Technology

Growth will be led by digitalisation and transformation.

In recent years, companies have been upgrading digital channels to connect with clients and facilitate cross-cooperation. Digital transformation is set to shift towards the middle and back functions of the business too. As a result, there will be greater emphasis on hiring enterprise and digital channel architects than ever before.


Finance Technology

Cryptocurrencies are set to be key hires.

From the launch of the region’s first cryptocurrency fund, secured by the Securities and Futures Commission in April, to the announcement in November that all trading platforms are to be regulated, Cryptocurrencies became a prominent talking point in Hong Kong during 2020.

Machine learning to boost income capacities.
Other developers that companies will be pursuing are those with expertise in application programming interfaces and candidates with strong experience in this area can expect to see competitive salary increments of up to 20% when moving positions.


Information Technology

Digitalisation and big data are the future of the IT sector.
There is an understanding that this revamp cannot be implemented overnight, and as
such there will remain a demand for candidates to operate legacy systems and are
knowledgeable in the older programming languages

E-commerce needs IOT professionals.

One of the most prominent IT conversations concerns the Internet of Things as it
becomes an integral aspect of business operations. 


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Contact us to receive the FULL Asia Technology market report.

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For the full market report, plus many more insights and a salary guide, contact Andie Lin, Business Leader, andie.lin@hamlynwilliams.com