The tech industry is one of the most steadily growing industries in Serbia. Only between 2010 and 2020 has the IT industry increased 10x in exports. According to the statistics, there are already 2,500 IT companies in Serbia. Most of the tech companies – around 67% of them – is still focused on being a third-party vendor. That gives the opportunity to developers to be constantly up to date with the best world practices in handling the project and communicating with the stakeholders.
We have already written about some of the benefits of outsourcing to Serbia, but here we would like to stress two of them that we get a lot of questions about.
According to EF English Proficiency Index, Serbia ranks 15th out of 100 countries. This should come as no surprise as English is a mandatory foreign language taught in all elementary and high schools.
Speaking of the IT education support system, it got significantly modernized. Namely, just to mention that the basics of Python are already in the curriculum of elementary schools nowadays. In addition to that, the number of specialized classes in CS has been increasing in grammar schools as well.