LMI: Digital & Tech Careers

12 May 2020 - 2 minute read

We want Careers advisors to have access to good Labour Market Information about the digital & tech sector, so we put together an LMI fact sheet with a focus on the North East. This blog post cites the sources for the factsheet.

Newcastle is one of five UK cities with over 10% of the population employed in digital tech – see source here

Technology is a sweet spot of our economy, bringing jobs and wealth across the country – see source here

£35000 was the median digital tech salary in the North East in 2018 – see source here

+150% increase in demand for roles within the digital technology sector over the past 4 years – see source here

The BBC is planning to open a new tech hub in Newcastle – see source here

The UK tech sector has grown 6x faster than the wider economy – see source here

45% growth in the sector over 5 years – see source here

How can Altitude Foundation can support your students?

Our links with businesses such as Scott Logic, Proto, and NHS Business Services Authority means we offer meaningful, inspiring and credible experiences for young people in the North East who are curious about careers in technology. Get in touch with us to find out how we can support your students.

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