3 Countries in Asia with the Best Hiring Potential for IT

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To achieve business expansion without compromising on quality of work and your profit margins, your company needs to hire well. This means your entire recruitment process – from opening up positions to onboarding – has to be well-informed, smooth, and comprehensive. And this includes knowing where to hire and what sort of talent to look out for. 

In this article, we focus on the countries in Asia with the best hiring potential for the IT industry. Read on to know which countries to pay closer attention to, and then find out how a PEO solution based in Asia Pacific, like AYP, can give you an advantage.


When Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged in 2019 to develop Indonesian talents, international corporations such as Google and Gojek jumped in to provide resources for the nation’s talent pool to hone their tech capabilities. Now, the country has been dubbed the “digital archipelago”.

Top roles:

  1. Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialists
  2. Data scientists
  3. Software engineers


The 2020 Vietnam IT Market Report states that the country currently has over 40,000 IT engineers. In fact, the universities have 50,000 IT graduates annually. There are also supportive government policies in place to encourage the growth of the IT sector.

Top roles:

  1. Blockchain specialists
  2. AI specialists
  3. Data scientists

The Philippines

Considered to be the region’s rising entrepreneurial hub, the Philippines has a diverse pool of capable talents who are English-fluent. The recent pandemic has also helped the startup ecosystem thrive and got more companies to adopt technologically advanced solutions.

  Needless to say, the digital economy for the Philippines is expected to grow over the years.

Top roles: 

  1. Cybersecurity
  2. E-commerce
  3. Fintech

How AYP can Help with the Asia Pacific Region

In general, countries in the Asia Pacific region are embracing the adaptation to technology. This includes machine learning, 5G, and big data. By encouraging growth in these sectors, the various countries can remain competitive and relevant in tomorrow’s market.

AYP has expertise regarding Asia Pacific, helping international clients to expand their business in this region. Aside from that fact, AYP is also offering a very convenient solution: AYP Global Pay.

AYP Global Pay is a single digital platform that offers both Professional Employer Organisation (PEO) and Employer of Record (EOR) solutions. With a single dashboard, you can easily access all the HR features that your business needs, and that includes automation for your hiring process too!

And with AYP Global Pay covering all bases when it comes to managing your business, you never have to worry about anything HR-related again. Ready to let analytics, data, and algorithms help you improve your HR processes? Learn more about our platform by scheduling a demonstration today!

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