Females 'outpacing' male counterparts in growing Sri Lankan developer community

Females 'outpacing' male counterparts in growing Sri Lankan developer community

Gender balance in the UK tech sector will not be reached for at least another decade, according to estimates emanating from a research study by specialist IT recruiter CWJobs.

The study suggests male tech workers believe it could be another 14-years until there is an equal number of men and women working in the industry. But, thankfully, three quarters (70%) of industry professionals agree that gender balance is very important or crucial within technology roles.

"Equality is coming - but we cannot afford to sit back and wait until the 2030s," comments Dominic Harvey, a director at CWJobs.

Harvey's short comment speaks volumes, that is - we won't get there next decade… it'll be the one after.


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Adrian Bridgwater

Adrian is a technology journalist with over two decades of press experience. His primary focus is dedicated to examining software application development issues. He also has a special interest in open source, data analytics and data intelligence, cloud computing, mobile devices and data management. He has worked across print media, newspapers and television.

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