KYIV. Aug 8 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The number of employees at 25 largest IT companies since the beginning of 2017 has increased by 2,104, or by 6.2% compared to the second half of 2016, which is a record high since 2014, such data were posted by the Dou.ua profile portal.
The number of employees of 50 large IT companies grew by 2,953, or by 7%.
The top five leaders in terms of the number of employees over the year has not changed. The largest IT company remains EPAM with the staff of 4,800 people, which is 200 more than the previous figures. Its offices are located in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro, and Vinnytsia. The company has the largest number of vacancies – 400.
The second largest company in terms of staff was again SoftServe with offices in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro, Ivano-Frankivsk, Rivne, Chernivtsi, where 4,605 employees work. Since the beginning of the year the company has increased the staff by 114 people, whereas last year by more than 500 specialists, Dou.ua reported.
According to research, the third largest company, Luxoft, with offices in Kyiv, Dnipro and Odesa increased the number of employees by 165, to 3,865 people and announced 290 vacancies in Ukraine. GlobalLogic, which ranks fourth, raised the number of workers by 173 people, to 3,005 (it has offices in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Mykolaiv).
Ciklum with offices in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro, Odesa, and Vinnytsia ranked five and decreased its staff by 33 specialists, to 2,943 employees.