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Warc and BDO surveyed 750 brands and agencies across the world.

The global marketing technology sector is expected to grow at 22% Y-O-Y to around $121.5 billion, with the combined US and the UK markets accounting for $65.9 billion. Brands in the two countries are spending 26% of their overall marketing budgets on martech tools like analytics and AI.

A majority of marketers also expect martech budgets to increase over the next year, with only 4% forecasting a decline in spending. But, 83% of agencies and 68% of advertisers think there is a growing need for data skills around the use of martech.

Warc’s managing editor Amy Rodgers said that despite martech’s growth, “...budgets remain a constraining factor to growth for 50% of brands.” She further added that there is a need for specialist martech skills to effectively allocate marketing budgets.

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