Applying for an IT job abroad is something you frequently think of. But answering the question: ‘what country is best for me?’, is a tough one. The Netherlands is a country with a high living standard, excellent facilities and - not unimportant - there are plenty of IT jobs available. Holland is home to many leading and innovative IT and tech companies.
THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING AS AN IT PROFESSIONAL IN HOLLAND
It is a great time to be working for a technology company in The Netherlands. The tech and IT scene is booming, especially in the Brainport region. Demand for skilled IT professionals is high. In 2014, there were almost 8000 vacant positions in the IT industry.
For many companies, The Netherlands is the perfect country to test their latest software, technologies or newest products. Not just established IT companies find their way to the Netherlands, also the latest IT start ups settle and expand their business in this country. Because of Holland’s strategic location and favorable business conditions.
In short, the region offers you an ultimate (work) climate within the continuously growing IT industry with plenty of job opportunities at famous IT companies.
WORKING IN THE BRAINPORT REGION
The Brainport region in the South of the Netherlands is Europe’s most prominent high-tech region. That’s why a growing number of national and international companies settle or expand their business here. 25 to 30 new foreign companies settle in Brainport each year. This new business activity together with foreign investments directly leads to high-quality new jobs. A quarter of the jobs in the region is in IT and technology. Well-known global companies as - for instance Philips, ASML, TNO and FEI Company - offer you great tech and IT job opportunities.
Working in the Brainport Region is a great opportunity for you to broaden your horizon and take your career to the next level. We’ve written down all the important things you need to know about working here. Download the whitepaper and discover the limitless possibilities the Brainport region has to offer.