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February 23, 2024

Portugal’s Tech Scene: Insights from the Expert

Sunset over the '25 of April' Bridge in Lisbon, Portugal.

Portugal’s tech scene is growing rapidly, attracting tech companies with its skilled workforce and cost-effectiveness. Madison Bridge is here to guide both companies and talents through this dynamic market. Is Portugal your next tech destination? Hear directly from Jorge Carneiro, our expert in IT recruitment in Portugal, as he shares his insights on the current state of the Portuguese tech job market and how Madison Bridge can be your pathway in.

What can you tell us about Portugal’s tech industry?

“Portugal’s tech market has witnessed a rapid ascent in recent years. The Golden Visa program played a significant role in attracting numerous foreign tech companies from 2018-2022, initially drawn to the cost-effective and highly skilled workforce. With the influx of foreign companies in Portugal, salaries and quality of life are due to continue to grow for everyone.”

Which tech jobs are on the rise in Portugal?

“Every tech job is on the rise as we live in a more and more automated world. But if I had to pick one area destined for an even bigger boom, it would be the AI space.”

Why choose Madison Bridge?

“Our team leverages more than 5 powerful AI tools, enabling us to work 24/7. We are all technical recruiters and subject matter experts in our field. We offer valuable market insights and expert salary advice. Our track record speaks for itself: for every 5 profiles we submit, 4 secure interviews and 1 land the job! Whether you are a stealth-mode startup, a rapidly scaling company, or an established corporation, we can adapt and tailor our services to your specific needs.”

How can Madison Bridge assist clients and candidates with focus on Portugal?

“Due to our extensive network, we can help clients find success with our market expertise, pre-screening, expert salary advice, and time-saving pre-selection (looking at hundreds of applications). Our proven track record in scaling teams speaks for itself!

For candidates, we offer honest feedback (regardless of outcome), connect you to great projects and companies with thriving environments, and ensure competitive salaries through skilled negotiation. We prioritize partnering with ethical companies, aligning our reputation with theirs.”

Ready to enter Portugal’s tech scene?

If you’re looking for tech jobs in Portugal, head over to our Technology Jobs page for the latest roles. If you want to hire talent, submit a vacancy and we will be in touch to discuss your recruitment needs. It is indeed a growing market, and we are excited to be part of the wonderful IT and technology space of Portugal!