25000
IT specialists in Lviv in 2019
3
workplaces in adjacent industries are created by one IT specialist
416
IT companies in Lviv

ABOUT THE PROJECT

IT Research is a comprehensive annual survey of the Lviv IT market that has been conducted since 2015 at the discretion of Lviv IT Cluster. The research has been carried out by the sociological agency Fama.

The first survey in 2015 aimed to provide an overview of the IT industry and characterize the Lviv IT market. The second research from 2017, the third one (2018) and the fourth (2019), apart from providing the market overview, focus on measuring the economic effect of the IT industry in Lviv. The fifth research (2020) will be evaluating the impact of the pandemic on the activity and development of the tech industry in Lviv.


OBJECTIVES

IT Research aims to trace the IT industry growth dynamics and the development of IT business, as well as its effect on the economy of Lviv, related industries, and the overall economic impact, in particular. The research results allow interest groups, businesses, partners, potential investors, IT companies of various sizes, which strive to grow and develop in Lviv, understand the potential of the IT industry and IT market.

IT Research 5.0

We are launching the fifth large-scale study of the Lviv IT market IT Research 5.0. A peculiarity of this year’s survey will be evaluating the impact of the pandemic on the activity and development of the tech industry in Lviv.

IT Research is an annual detailed examination of the Lviv IT market, the IT industry’s turnover, and its impact on the economy of the city and region. 2020 is not a typical year for all of us, as well as for businesses, industries, cities, and countries. Therefore, in addition to the industry’s economic and quantitative indicators, the new IT Research 5.0 will also study the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the city’s IT industry, the efficiency of remote work of IT specialists, changes in the industry turnover, etc. The study will also include forecasts on the development of the tech sector in the coming years.
eng_ilyustratsiya-na-reserch-09666It is essential to involve as many industry specialists as possible to obtain quality results. As part of the study, we plan to interview 1 000 IT specialists from Lviv. The survey is confidential, and the data will be used only for analytical purposes.

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IT RESEARCH IN NUMBERS

25000
Number of IT specialists in Lviv
3
workplaces in adjacent industries are created by one IT specialist
$1 B
effect from the IT-industry in Lviv in 2016
416
IT companies in Lviv
85%
an increase in the number of IT companies in Lviv since 2015
$1866
an average monthly income of an IT specialist


ECONOMIC EFFECT OF THE IT INDUSTRY IN LVIV
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IT Research 4.0 in English below.

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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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