Technology & Digital
Tech Nation’s 2018 report details the growth of the digital technology sector, underlining the UK’s ambition to be the best place in the world to start and build a digital tech business. The sector is worth nearly £184bn to the UK economy, up from £170bn in 2016, and jobs are on the rise – the video games industry alone is worth over £1bn to the economy and employs 20,430 people.
Sector at a glance
- x2.6 - The rate at which the UK's tech sector is expanding
- +13% - The growth in digital tech employmeny in the UK, from 2014 to 2017
- £6.8bn - The value of venture capital and private equity investment in UK tech companies in 2016