Technology & Digital

Tech that

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