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These Non-Tech Companies are Starting to Look a lot Like Tech Companies!

For years, the big tech companies (Amazon, Facebook, Google, etc) have had a monopoly on hiring young engineering talent. But more and more, we're seeing companies outside the tech sector build their engineering teams at a rapid pace.

Revelio Labs

7/21/20

For years, the big tech companies (Amazon, Facebook, Google, etc) have had a monopoly on hiring young engineering talent. But more and more, we're seeing companies outside the tech sector build their engineering teams at a rapid pace.

By taking a look at the skills composition of new hires, we can understand which companies are embracing the software-dominated future and which are failing to adapt. Here is a list of the top non-tech companies making big investments in tech skills:

Takeaways:

  • The lines between tech companies and non-tech companies are blurring. As software continues to eat the world, the dominant companies of tomorrow may not be from Silicon Valley.
  • Engineering positions are no longer the only ones that require skills in software development. Many incoming financial analysts and consultants, for example, are now expected to be highly skilled in Python and SQL.
  • As the supply of technical talent increases, salaries are becoming less of a barrier to hiring large tech teams.

If you have any ideas of other metrics to track or would like to hear more, please feel free to reach out to us.

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