Amsterdam Talent Landscape
Amsterdam has a strong tech landscape of 60,000 employees spread across 1050 tech companies, ~55% of which is home-grown
~15% of the work force is comprised of immigrants, primarily from other European nations
Amsterdam has a rich ICT ecosystem comprising of homegrown tech firms, start-ups and international tech giants. Finance, Retail & Media are the top employers of a total workforce of ~9 million. Close to 10K new tech jobs were added in the last 3 years. Home-grown start-ups & scale-ups grew employment by 13% and foreign tech companies by another 9%. Majority of tech talent and employers is spread across the central and western Amsterdam. Unicorns such as Booking.com and Adyen, as well as, US based tech giants are top employers of tech talent.