EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Sopra Steria

Sopra Steria

Geographic Location

Country: Spain
Region: Barcelona; Cataluña; Este
Location of affected unit(s): Barcelona


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities
Number Employed: 4100
Group: Sopra Steria Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-12-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2023
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2023
Planned Job Creation: 140

Additional Information

French multinational, Sopra Steria is a provider of digital services for banking, industry and administration. In 2022, the company hired 140 people in Catalonia, and has announced a plan to hire another 140 in 2023. The company's turnover in the Catalan region is expected to grow to EUR 47 million in 2022 and, in Spain as a whole, will reach EUR 250 million. Half of the turnover will come from the financial sector, 30% from industrial companies and 20% from public administrations.

Sopra Steria has 47,000 employees in nearly 30 countries, with a turnover of 4.7 billion euros in 2021. The Barcelona offices act as an international hub for the company, serving clients in France, Germany, Austria and Norway. The company has experienced a major job increase in previous years in Spain (Sopra Steria-2019-ES and Sopra Steria-2020-ES) and France (Sopra Steria-2022-FR).