The Salesforce economy is forecast to create 4.2 million net new jobs and $1.2 trillion in new business revenues by 2021 according to a new report from IDC.

The huge growth within the Salesforce ecosystem mirrors that of the cloud computing industry as a whole which is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 19% over the period. The IDC white paper estimates that in the same six-year period, worldwide spending on cloud computing will grow from $147 billion to $418 billion. By 2024, cloud computing will account for nearly half of all software sales globally. 

The rise in Salesforce-related jobs will further exacerbate the existing high demand for Salesforce professionals and an associated shortage of Salesforce skills in the market.

If you are looking to embark on your own digital transformation project and lack the necessary Salesforce skills in your organisation, get in touch.

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