Press Releases • Apr 26, 2013 12:30 BST
The UK IT Association will be speaking on the benefits for small and medium-sized IT employers of the Gold Standard Apprenticeship scheme and the benefits for smaller enterprises of recruiting and developing new staff through apprenticeships. Other speakers will explain more about the details of the Gold Standard scheme which is delivered by the National IT Partnership.
Press Releases • Apr 23, 2013 15:26 BST
Tech starts up are facing an additional challenge on top of the usual tasks of building a client base, a reputation and paying the bills that most new companies have to contend. It was revealed that the average wage for technology professionals nationally has reached £38,185 per year.
Press Releases • Apr 19, 2013 09:10 BST
According to a survey commissioned by E-skills 2012 saw an average of 173,000 IT vacancies for each fiscal quarter, a figure which represents an amazing fifty two percent increase since 2009. The projections are for the increase in demand for IT professionals to increase by at least double the UK average until 2020.
Press Releases • Mar 20, 2013 12:07 GMT
The IT sector in the EU is projected to need an extra 900,000 professionals by 2015. It is apparent that more needs to be done to attract skilled workers into the IT industry. The UK IT Association has been encouraged by the European Commission’s creation of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, but more needs to be done to close the IT skills gap.