IT Industry in Austria
The software & IT industry is one of Austria’s most important driving forces for its economy. No other sector achieves such high added value over a wide range of economic sectors. The industry is developing quickly, active research and development as well as international networking are keys to success.
Austria is home to several big IT companies, SMEs, start-ups and branch offices. In 2020, about 243.700 people were employed in the information and consulting sector.
Companies of all sizes and all over Austria need IT specialists with different backgrounds and interests. Not all companies are looking for fluent German speakers, as the working language is English in most cases.
Living and working conditions in Austria
Today, about one-quarter of its population has a diverse background. In addition, expats from all over the world flock to the country.
Austria is regularly voted one of the countries with the highest quality of life worldwide. Of course, the stunning landscapes, the many historical landmarks and the rich cultural diversity are intriguing.
But most importantly, Austria’s residents enjoy an excellent health care system, a high level of social security, an innovative job market and competitive wages on top of a firm labour protection law.