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Z 5Established Talent PoolThe estimated number of Mainframe/Cobol and Unix talent in San José is less than 200Development Talent Pool in related Skills20,650 6,3504,5008,650800350TechnicalSupportBPOIT ServicesSoftware ProductDevelopmentHardware ProductDevelopmentITWorkforce500RelatedDevelopmentSkills15050JavaUnixMainframe/Cobolo This includes both Software ProductDevelopment and IT Services talento These numbers have been estimated using acombination of both research and analyticalmethodologiesSource: Talent Neuron , Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), Interviews with Industry Experts
Z 6Fresh Talent PoolSan José has around 40 universities which produce around 25,000 graduates. Companieslike Intel have tied up with top universities to gain traction on recruitmentTop Technology Universities in San José# University Name University TypeNumber of StudentsEnrolled1Costa Rica Institute of Technology /Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica(TEC)Public 6,0002 Latin University of Costa Rica Private 21,0003 University of Costa Rica / Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR): Public 17,0004 Universidad Nacional (UNA) Public 15,0005 University for International Cooperation Private 12006 Fidelitas University Private 65007 Universidad Veritas Private 190025,000 3,000Eligible Talent PoolTotal Fresh TalentPool eligible for jobin ICT sectorTotal Fresh TalentPool eligible for jobin Software ProductDevelopmentdomainSource: Talent Neuron
Z 7Total Cost-Software DevelopmentLower Software Product Development salaries make San José an attractive outsourcingdestination when compared to US. However, the total cost of operations is comparativelyhigher than neighboring Latin American countriesMore than10 Years7 to 10 Years3 to 7 Years0 to 3 YearsExperience GroupNote : The numbers above indicate annual salary and annual total cost in USD$44,700$30,750$20,650$13,900$77,290$58,360$44,390$34,780$65,650$45,450$30,300$19,500$104,170$77,740$57,740$43,690$104,700$69,150$46,150$30,400$155,310$109,570$79,640$59,280Total CostSalaryMin Median MaxSource: Talent Neuron , CINDE, Interviews with Software Development and IT Service Stakeholders
Z 8Total Cost-IT servicesTotal cost of IT service talent is comparatively less due to easy availability of talent requiredfor the low to mid level of work done in San JoséMore than10 Years7 to 10 Years3 to 7 Years0 to 3 YearsExperience GroupNote : The numbers above indicate annual salary and annual total cost in USD$40,950$28,200$18,950$12,700$75,160$57,620$44,610$35,500$59,600$41,400$27,600$17,700$99,670$75,460$57,020$43,900$97,850$65,450$42,350$27,150$150,210$107,520$77,800$58,220Total CostSalaryMin Median MaxSource: Talent Neuron , CINDE, Interviews with Software Development and IT Service Stakeholders
Z 9ConclusionOrganized recruiting methods and advanced on-job training programs to sustain itsdevelopment operations in San JoséThe talent pool suitable for software development inSan José is relatively smaller when compared toother Latin American locationsAs there are very few large software companies inthe country, there is a lack of highly skilled softwaredevelopment talentLack of organized recruiting methods and limited sizeof the available and fresh talent pool makes itdifficult for software companies to expand.Strong university/college collaboration programs arerequired to recruit employees as other traditionalsources like recruitment companies, socialnetworking sites haven’t matured to the levels in US1 234Availability QualityScalabilitySustainabilityCriticalFactorsSource: Talent Neuron ,