Tech Nation

Tech Nation

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Of all the unicorns created in the UK, 35% are outside of London and 35% of futurecorns are also based outside of the capital, suggesting that the growth in tech in the regions will continue strongly in the next five years. The number of jobs in Manchester increased by 164.6% in 2021 and the highest advertised average salaries outside London were in Edinburgh – £58,405. Founded in 2001, Netlution offers customised 3rd-level on-call service models individually tailored to clients’ needs. Their core competencies include cloud services, DevOps services, 3rd level special services, transition services, and consulting services. Here are some of the German tech companies to follow that have established themselves in the global software industry.

Nigel Eccles started FanDuel, the online sports betting company, in Edinburgh in 2009. His latest startup company, Flick, is currently located at CodeBase – the largest technology incubator in the UK and one of the fastest growing in Europe. Kainos provides digital technology solutions and a Workday practice, allowing organisations and people to work smarter, faster, better.

Glofox, providing member management, sales and marketing capability and payment processing software to gym owners in over 50 countries, chose Northern Ireland as the location of its new R&D centre. Northern Ireland firm STATSports products are used by the best elite sports teams worldwide including International, Premier League and UEFA Champions League soccer clubs, NBA, NFL and MLS teams. The CFG community also represents a mix of social mobility backgrounds, with nearly a third being eligible for free school meals, and three in five candidates are the first in their family to get a university degree. 90% of our community are not studying Computer Science at uni, so we are pleased to get more women interested in tech to complement their university degree. Together, with our partners, we are committed to transforming organisations and championing women in technology.

Adzuna is a smarter, more transparent job search engine used by tens of millions of visitors per month. We love using the awesome power of technology to bring together every job in one place, help match people to better, more fulfilling jobs and keep Britain working. The London Stock Exchange has hosted more than twice as many transactions as the next most active European market, with a combined £49.0bn raised through IPOs and Follow-On Issuance.

The inSign Electronic Signature developed by iS2 is a fully legal digital signature software that enables customers to sing, send, and manage legally binding documents with written declarations of intent electronically. Besides the signature itself, all documents and biometric signature data is encrypted and protected against modification . Markel understands that this rapidly growing sector faces complex challenges, so we’ve created this insurance solution to protect against these risks and help organisations grow. What’s more, we can also assist clients with a range of value-added services such as our grants and funding service which can help technology companies maximise tax relief and funding opportunities.

Digital minister Chris Philp said the government wanted to “level the playing field” in the technology industry, in which a few American companies have been accused of abusing their market dominance. Fast Track is a research and events company that has created a network of the UK’s top private companies through our rankings in The Sunday Times. It publishes seven annual league tables and brings the founders and directors together at an invitation-only networking awards events and alumni dinners, supported by sponsors. Last night’s Tech Dinner saw leaders from across the North’s tech sector come together to celebrate, network, dine and preview the Prolific North Top 75 Tech and eCommerce companies list. Looking to grab a corner of the UK’s £24.4bn horticultural market, Grab a Gardener uses app technology and online payment systems for when you want to hire a gardener. Founded in 2015, the online gardener marketplace has raised £150,000 to support its continued expansion of local offerings.

We’ve summarised the leaders of five up and coming tech sectors in the graphic below. But if you’re curious to see how they compare to their competitors, keep scrolling to find the top 10 patent applicants in artificial intelligence and machine learning, quantum computing, autonomous vehicles, 5G, and cybersecurity. Sky Betting and Gaming, based in Leeds, UK is a tech and digital company that quickly grew to be a key market player in the betting and gaming sector. Its brands include Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Poker, and Sky Bingo. Some of its current products and services include Macintosh, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple Store, Apple Music, and more.

Currently, tech vacancies make up 12% of all available jobs in the UK, with just over 50% of these jobs available outside of London and the South East. This regional growth took place against the backdrop of an incredible year for the UK tech industry. Tech investment grew 2.3x this year, the highest growth since 2013 to 2014 when it grew from $2 billion (£1.5 billion) to $4.6 billion (£3.5) billion.

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