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Top tech stats: Global FinTech playing field, rising digital appetites and much more
posted on April 16, 2017

Welcome to your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

The software quality challenge facing UK tech businesses
posted on August 2, 2016

Vincent Delaroche, CEO and founder of CAST, explores the challenge facing tech firm software quality to keep up in the digital age Recent high-profile IT outages have indicated a systemic weakness in UK businesses. Despite the progress in infrastructure robustness, IT businesses still suffer database, hardware and software outages regularly. However, as technology advances, so…

Top tech stats: cyber safety, real estate, Brexit & more
posted on July 9, 2016

Welcome to your roundup of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry. This week, we have statistics covering the growing IT skills shortage, cyber safety, real estate and the ever-topical future impact of Brexit upon young entrepreneurs. IT skills shortage Some 62%…

Tech workers most highly regarded in London
posted on June 30, 2015

London remains the best place in the UK for IT workers to live if they want to maximise their earnings potential with a 9% salary premium for those in the capital, research from Randstad Technologies has found. This means they are being paid £5,211 more than they might expect given their location and profession highlighting…

Politicians need to think smarter but techUK’s proposals don’t go far enough
posted on October 14, 2014

You only have to watch the latest government IT initiative slide past its deadline and way over budget to see the perils of public sector tech projects. The Universal Credit system started out with a projected cost of £2.2bn but has cost an estimated £12.8bn so far with just 0.2% of benefits recipients likely to…

Oxford-based Semmle raises $8m as they set up permanent US office
posted on September 16, 2014

Business analytics platform Semmle has raised an $8m Series A investment round that will help them set up a permanent US base and release a new cloud platform. The Oxford-based company runs a B2B platform that helps developers and businesses lower software development costs and speed up production. The investment was led by Accel Partners and…

Immigration alone can’t sustain London’s tech boom
posted on July 16, 2014

Tech City News’ recent awards for international diversity in tech was an important reminder of the importance of the global village in the success of Shoreditch. It highlighted a tension in Government policy between immigration and business demands. It also throws up some serious points about the skills we need in order for our vibrant…

To get more women in tech, we need to start at school
posted on April 7, 2014

Whenever I meet a startup I always ask what subjects they studied back at school. The range is as wide as the roles in our tech sector, but one subject dominates: maths. Given the weakness in the school curriculum on computing and coding it’s not surprising that so many of our young tech entrepreneurs did…

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