CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark


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The CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark is a free, online interactive tool that enables current and future ICT professionals to identify the competences they need for various ICT roles and career paths.

It is powered by the European e-Competence Framework and supports the European Commission’s Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs.

It helps individuals plan their career development and make informed decision about further education.

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By taking the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark you will receive a personal competence gap analysis report that will help you compare your competences against those required for a range of European ICT professional profiles.


The CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark enables you to compare your competences with the requirements of the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF), the common language for ICT competences across Europe.

Benchmark yourself

You will gain an increased awareness of  your strengths and weakness against the European e-Competence Framework’s (e-CF), and you will be better able to identify training and professional development opportunities.

Communicate your competencies across borders

You will be able to express your competences against the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) and how they are linked to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) levels, which may assist your labour mobility.

Identify workforce gaps

Companies can use the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark to assess individuals as well as entire departments, identify workforce gaps and on the basis of these results conduct efficient personnel planning and development.


Completing the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark will take about 15-20 minutes of your time. Take the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark

Should you have any questions regarding the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark, please contact your national computer society or contact us.

Click here to find out more about the work previously undertaken by CEPIS on professional e-competence.          

Video Introduction
to the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark

The European e-Competence Framework, the Engine of the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark

The CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark is powered by the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) which is a set of ICT competences that are commonly understandable across all countries in Europe. The e-CF was created by the CEN Workshop on ICT Skills. More on the European e-Competence Framework

EC LOGOThe Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

The CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark supports the training, matching and certification objectives of the European Commission’s Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, a multi-stakeholder initiative which aims to increase the number of ICT practitioners in Europe by 2015. More on the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs