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Specialists in the IT Market in Poland: Most in-demand tech jobs in 2024

Jul 3, 2024Uncategorized0 comments

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IT Market in Poland: Most in-demand tech jobs in 2024


Every year, new technological solutions appear, the operation and development of which require experienced specialists. As technology improves, new jobs are created, and others become crucial in a changing world. In 2024, increased interest in certain specializations that meet the needs of both small startups and large corporations in Poland’s technology market is noticeable. Let’s take a closer look at the most sought-after specialists in the IT industry that are crucial to technological development.


Who are companies looking for in 2024?


The Polish IT market is currently one of the fastest growing in Europe, offering a wide range of opportunities for technology professionals. With a base of around 600,000 experts, Poland has become an attractive center of innovation and technology. Cities that concentrate the best technological talent in the country are:

  • Warsaw
  • Krakow
  • Wroclaw

In these cities you will find the most IT jobs offers and the most competitive salaries.

However, the market is seeing changes in the demand for specific professionals. These are due to the evolution of technology and changing business needs. Market saturation is also a factor. Nowadays, seniors in specialized areas such as artificial intelligence, cyber security or data analytics are especially in demand. Here are some of the most desirable specializations in Poland in 2024.


Cloud Engineers


With the increasing adoption of cloud solutions by companies in various industries, the demand for Cloud Engineers is higher than ever. Some companies are adapting their environments based on cloud solutions from well-known vendors, while others are distributing their own cloud systems. This is influencing a higher demand for specialized Cloud Engineers.
These specialists are responsible for designing, implementing and managing cloud infrastructure, allowing companies to be flexible, scalable and reduce costs.

Median gross salary for Senior Cloud Engineers in Poland: 29,500 pln gross/ month (UoP)

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Ability to automate tasks (Terraform, Ansible).
  • Experience in container management (Docker, Kubernetes).

Data Scientists and Analysts


In the era of big data, companies are increasingly relying on Data Scientists to transform massive amounts of data into valuable information. These specialists use advanced analytics, statistics and machine learning to make better business decisions. They use mathematical models, so this specialization also requires a sharp mind and knowledge of mathematics.

Median gross salary for Senior Data Scientist in Poland: 24,500 pln gross/ month (UoP)

Key skills:

  • Proficiency in programming languages (Python, R).
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools (Hadoop, Spark).
  • Ability to create predictive analytics models.

Cybersecurity Specialists


With the increasing number of cyber attacks, IT security has become a priority for every organization. Cybersecurity Specialists deal with protecting computer systems from threats, monitoring security incidents and implementing security policies. They test and improve implemented methods and also take action in the event of a threat. This specialist must stay abreast of potential cyber threats in order to effectively prevent them.

Median gross salary for Senior Cyber Security Engineer in Poland: 26,250 pln gross/ month (UoP)

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of security standards and norms (ISO 27001, NIST).
  • Experience in using threat analysis tools (SIEM, IDS/IPS).
  • Ability to conduct security audits.

Software Developers


Software developers are still the core of the IT industry. Their skills in developing applications, operating systems and other software solutions are essential in almost every field of business. The most popular specializations are Python and Java.

Median gross salary for Software Developers in Poland: 24,500 pln gross/ month (UoP)

Key skills:

  • Proficiency in various programming languages (Java, C#, JavaScript, Python).
  • Knowledge of frameworks and libraries (React, Angular, .NET).
  • Ability to work in Agile methodologies.

AI/ML Specialists


Developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning are opening up new opportunities in automating business processes, analyzing data and creating intelligent systems. AI/ML Specialists are key to developing and implementing these technologies.

Median gross salary for Senior AI/ML Engineers in Poland: 24,000 pln gross/ month (UoP)

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of machine learning and deep learning algorithms.
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Java or C++.
  • Experience working with AI tools (TensorFlow, PyTorch).
  • Ability to process and analyze large data sets.

DevOps Engineers


DevOps Engineers are becoming increasingly in demand as they help companies integrate development and operations processes to speed up software delivery and improve quality. They combine the functions of a programmer and an administrator. Their tasks mainly include: automating the developer environment, configuring the project environment, and improving process efficiency.

Median gross salary for Senior DevOps Engineers in Poland: 28,000 pln gross/ month (UoP)

Key Skills:

  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, GitLab CI).
  • Knowledge of scripting languages e.g. Python.
  • Experience in infrastructure management as code (IaC).
  • Ability to work with Linux/Unix operating systems.

Key to Success in the IT Industry in 2024


In 2024, we may see an intense demand for IT professionals who are not only technically proficient, but also flexible and adaptable in a rapidly changing technological environment. The IT industry is rich in a wide variety of professions and specializations. Cloud Engineers, Data Scientists, Cyber Security Specialists, Software Developers, AI/ML Specialists and DevOps Engineers are key roles that will drive innovation and growth in the Polish IT sector. Many of them are associated with high market demand and attractive salaries as well. Trends in the growing prominence of IT specializations can significantly help guide your career path as an IT specialist, for those who are looking for their way in the IT industry.

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