Beautiful Education focus on employment in the technology industries


'Tech Insights: The Digital Economy'. The report shows that the size of the digital economy, its workforce and the number of enterprises all continue to grow.


KEY FINDINGS INCLUDE

  • The number of tech enterprises grew by 8% in 2014, double the rate of industry as a whole
  • The tech industry contributes £91billion annually to the UK economy - an increase of10% over the previous year
  • 5% of the UK's workforce is employed in technology - with over 1.7 million people working in the sector. Over 650,000 tech specialists work in non-technology companies.
  • Just 17% of people employed in tech specialist roles across all industries are women, compared with 46% for the UK workforce as a whole. In the tech industry alone the figure falls to just 13%.