In the future, all of the largest companies will have one thing in common, regardless of their sector: they will be software companies. As a result, the need for software development skills are projected to grow by 22% between 2019 and 2029, compared to the average growth rate of 4% for all occupations. And it’s not just software jobs that require software development skills; technical writers, electrical and hardware engineers, computer-aided design programmers and manufacturers, statisticians, economists and mathematicians all benefit from software development capability.
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Canada's labour force is undergoing a digital transformation while also recovering from a pandemic-induced economic slowdown. In these remarkable times, there are a range of opportunities to innovate, grow, and prepare for the high-growth jobs of tomorrow.