Strong growth for digital technologies in Scotland

New research from ScotlandIS is forecasting strong growth for the digital technologies industry in Scotland, with 83% of organisations planning to increase staff numbers and 86% of businesses expecting sales to rise in the coming year.

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The annual survey of 150 organisations, carried out on behalf of ScotlandIS by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, also found that Scottish businesses are undertaking a significant amount of international activity, with Europe, USA and Canada seen as the most attractive overseas markets for the second year running.

Polly Purvis, CEO of ScotlandIS, says: “This is great news for a vibrant industry which is going from strength to strength. There has never been a better time to get into software and IT. For young people considering their career options our industry offers huge opportunities, from founding your own tech start-up to international marketing as Scottish technology businesses increasingly move into global markets.”

If you’re looking for your next tech career move, Scotland is the place to be. Our tech sector has enjoyed year-on-year growth in excess of 10% for the past few years, and there are exciting opportunities with a range of global players and ambitious Scottish start-ups.

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