2021 Edition
Digital Skills


The third annual Digital Skills Survey is now live!

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The 2021 Digital Skills Survey

Digital transformation is the hot button topic of the year and as entire industries push forward to enter the digital-first era, the demand for digital skills continues to rise.

Building on the success of the 2020 Digital Skills Survey, BrainStation is again surveying thousands of professionals and business leaders across industries to spot digital trends and identify in-demand skills.

What the Survey Covers

The Digital Skills Survey covers the full spectrum of the digital landscape, including:

  • Data
  • Design
  • Marketing
  • Product
  • Development

Survey Objectives

BrainStation's 2021 Digital Skills Survey will provide insights into the key trends and needs across the full spectrum of the digital landscape, including the skills, objectives, and tools in greatest demand. The survey also intends to identify hiring and training methods that are most impactful across organizations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • The purpose of this global survey is to identify digital skills trends, and to gather insights into the day-to-day work experience of digital professionals and industry leaders. The goal is to gain a holistic understanding of the factors shaping the future of the digital landscape. Please see the results from the 2020 Digital Skills Survey.

  • The survey aims to understand the state of the digital landscape from the perspectives of Data, Development, Design, Product, and Marketing professionals, as well as industry leaders. If your position is related to any of these functions – this survey is for you.

  • The 2021 Digital Skills Survey intends to analyse the entire digital product lifecycle, with questions about everything from digital skills and trends, to education and executive hiring practices. Once the survey has closed, BrainStation will present insights and findings in a summary report.

  • The survey will take roughly 15 minutes to complete.

  • Yes, all survey responses are anonymous. Identifying demographic information will not be shared by BrainStation at any time. Your responses will contribute to the overall results, which will be reported in summary form only.

  • While it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that you complete the survey – we can't do this alone! The more feedback you provide, the easier it will be to identify key trends and changes in the digital workforce.

  • BrainStation will be analyzing collected data to create a comprehensive report on the state of Digital Skills in 2021. To be the first to know when the results go live, simply enter your email upon completion of the survey and click Notify Me to receive important updates.