IT specialists in Lviv in 2017
workplaces in adjacent industries are created by one IT specialist
IT companies in Lviv

IT Research 3.0

Unique research of entire IT market in Lviv


IT Research is an annual analytical study of the IT market in Lviv, initiated by Lviv IT Cluster in 2015. The research is conducted by the Sociological Agency Fama.

The first study (2015) aimed to carry out a general survey of the industry and describe the IT market of Lviv. The second (2017) and third (2018) studies, in addition to the market survey, also focus on measuring the economic impact of the IT industry in Lviv. The current study also tracks the dynamics of economic indicators.


The project helps to assess the positive impact of the IT industry on the city’s economy and its inhabitants. Thanks to the comprehensive data provided by IT Research, it illustrates the further vectors of the industry’s development and its perspectives.


Number of IT specialists in Lviv
workplaces in adjacent industries are created by one IT specialist
$919 M
effect from the IT-industry in Lviv in 2016
IT companies in Lviv
an increase in the number of IT companies in Lviv since 2017
an average monthly income of an IT specialist

ECONOMIC EFFECT OF THE IT INDUSTRY IN LVIV research-eng-12-3 research-eng-13-3


IT Research 3.0. is a dynamic study of the IT market in Lviv. Now you can see a beta version of the research that might be updated and improved. If you have any suggestions or additions, please contact the project manager.


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A detailed version of IT Research 3.0 is available only for Lviv IT Cluster members.


IT Research 2017

In 2017 we analyzed the economic impact of the IT industry on adjacent in Lviv: real estate, banking, insurance, automobile, Horeca, medicine, education, and others. The research gives comprehensive information about the number of workplaces created in related industries by one IT specialist, IT market dynamics and the economic effect of the IT industry for Lviv.

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IT Research 2016

In 2015, having interviewed more than 400 IT specialists, we gathered comprehensive data on the IT industry in Lviv. In particular, information about the city’s average IT specialist, their qualifications and salary. The margin of error is less than 5%. To view the data, download the report below.

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FAQ on the project

  • How did you get the data?

    The research methodology is complex, so to make the results as true as possible we used the following information gathering methods: expert analytical interviews, face-to-face interviews with the directors of IT companies, online survey of IT specialists according to the representative sample, statistical data gathering using appropriate requests, web research for data check.

  • Are the research results trustworthy?

    The information gathered was subject to case cross-analysis. The research design is the result of using scientific approaches, which have been used for many years in marketing research and proved their effectiveness. The representative sample for IT specialists’ survey is based on the data from the IT companies about the number and the division of positions in each company. Therefore, we proportionally covered big, medium and small companies, taking their business-model into account.

  • Who are the client and the contractor for the project?

    Lviv IT Research has been conducted by Lviv IT Cluster together with sociological agency “Fama”. IT Cluster owns the research results. Information provided by companies and individuals is confidential and is presented in generalized form for analytical purposes only.

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