Among all software outsourcing destinations, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) seems to be on a constant rise with Poland closing the top 10 at A.T. Kearney Global Service Location Index and 4 more (Russia, Latvia, Romania and Bulgaria) in top 20 leaving other European countries behind on the scale. Studies by Tholons confirm Poland’s position.

Talent pool

According to GUS (Central Statistical Office of Poland), software engineering and computer science faculties are on the rise of popularity among all university faculties in Poland. GUS states that in 2015 there are more than 65 thousand computer science students in Poland, which brings computer science to the second place of most popular faculties, after management.

The trend is opposite compared to other European countries and shows that Poland is on the way to becoming European IT outsourcing leader.