BERLIN

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MARKET OVERVIEW

Berlin

Berlin’s technology scene is booming! The German capital is home to a vibrant startup community; according to PitchBook, a startup is founded every 20 minutes in the capital. This is backed by a well-established infrastructure for financing and funding. VC companies, incubators, accelerators and coworking spaces in the city all provide tech entrepreneurs with the perfect combination of support and opportunity to succeed.

Berlin and indeed Germany's biggest issue right now is finding the right level of talent to support their phenomenal growth. Online publication Medium suggests that Germany will need to find an extra 700,000 tech specialists by 2030 to sustain its recent levels of growth.

All of this set against the backdrop of one of the world's strongest economies and most forward-thinking cultures makes the German capital of Berlin a very appealing city for anyone with tech talent looking for their next challenge.

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Lisa Bartlett

Germany Director

Talent

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TALENT INSIGHTS

Berlin

TECH TALENT

43,000 technology professionals, with an average tenure of 1.6 years.

FASTEST HIRING JOBS

Software Engineer, Full Stack Engineer, Back End Developer, SAP Consultant, DevOps Engineer.

IN-DEMAND SKILLS

Software Developer, SQL, Java, Scrum, Python

IN-DEMAND BENEFITS

Remote/Flexible Working, Career Development Opportunities, Company Culture

TOP TECH EMPLOYERS

HERE Technologies, IBM, T-Systems, Amazon Web Services, Accenture

GENDER IDENTITY*

71% Male

29% Female

*The information in this site has been retrieved from sources with gender binary data. We acknowledge those who do not fit within this rigid framework and understand there are many more gender identities beyond the binary.

 

LIVING IN THE CITY

Berlin

Berlin is one of Europe’s best cities to live in. Its open-mindedness and friendly vibe are immediately apparent to anyone visiting, and its low cost of living attracts people from all over the world. This makes Berlin an incredibly cosmopolitan city, where diverse cultures and communities come together in harmony. And we couldn’t talk about Berlin without mentioning its world-famous nightlife: from techno clubs to tiny independent punk bars, there’s something for everyone.

 

Compared to most major European cities, Berlin is also surprisingly cheap to live in. Rents remain fairly affordable even in the most hip areas, while public transport is widely available and a single ticket allows you to travel on buses, U-Bahns, trains and more within the city.

All prices quoted are in local currency.

Average cost of a coffee

€3.10

Average commute 

35 mins

Average cost of renting a 1 bed in the city 

€800/month

Average gym membership per month 

€28

 

SALARY DATA

Berlin

Permanent roles are annual salaries and contract rates are daily. All data is in local currency.

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