According to recent studies concucted by Bitkom, the ICT in Germany will offer more than 900,000 jobs. The annual turnover will increase by 1.4 % to a total of 153 bn. €. However, this growth is hampered by a shortage of skilled workers - more than 43,000 vacancies are currently registered.
Source: Computerwoche Online, http://www.computerwoche.de/a/bitkom-erwartet-dieses-jahr-12-000-neue-arbeitsplaetze-in-der-it,2534033, (20/03/2013)