SoftServe, the most prominent Ukrainian IT company, sums up its record 2021 year and plans for the following year.
SoftServe crossed the 10,000-employee mark this summer, and as of today, the company has 12,736 employees globally. A record 5,288 people joined the company this year, the highest growth rate per year in the company's history. Such growth was possible due to increased global demand for technology. During the year, 4,541 people were hired in Ukraine, 747 employees abroad, the largest number in Poland - 459 people. Poland, today, is the country of SoftServe's most extensive presence after Ukraine.
Among the top 10 technology domains with the highest number of hired employees are Quality Control, Web UI, Java, .NET, DevOps, Test Automation, PM, Business Analysis, Python, Ruby.
As for 2022, SoftServe has large-scale plans - according to preliminary estimates, the company's growth will be in the range of 30-40%. Based on the calculations of recruiting opportunities of development centers, the company predicts hiring new employees at the level of 3-4 thousand.
Every year, we make clear plans for the company's growth, which we calculus based on various data and statistics of previous years. In 2022, we will continue to hire employees to remote positions in new locations. We plan to increase the number of IT specialists in the existing development centers of Ukraine, Poland, and Bulgaria, as well as we have plans to enter new talent markets,comments Konstantyn Pylypchuk, Senior Vice President of Global Talent Operations at SoftServe.
This year the company opened office space in Odesa, Uzhgorod, and Vinnytsia. There were also four offices in new locations in Poland - in Łódz, Gdańsk, Krakow, and Warsaw, and a new office in Dubai to strengthen the direction of work in the Middle East market. The company intends to start 2022 with three more offices in new locations.
As of today, the company has 1,712 vacancies opened in the global market, of which 1,193 are in Ukraine.
SoftServe continues to be the top brand in the Ukrainian employer market. In 2021, the company's employee loyalty rate (eNPS) rose to 79, a record high for the industry. In 2021, the company received 15 Ukrainian and international awards as an employer and socially responsible business.