Finding good developers is hard, and it’s only likely to get harder.
The skilled labor supply pool can’t match the growing number of education jobs in America. Significantly less than 3 percent of college graduates major in computer science, and by the entire year 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts you will see 1.4 million new computer science jobs with only 400,000 computer science students to fill them.
The industry is frantically looking for answers to this shortage. One approach is enacting programs that encourage university students to shift their studies toward computer science. But this program has provided minimal success.