Edinburgh and Glasgow now have more than a fifth of workforce in digital economy jobs

By September 9, 2020 Press Releases

On 8 September 2020, new data analysed by Tech Nation for the Government’s Digital Economy Council ahead of London Tech Week, highlighted the strength of the digital tech sector in Scotland.

The key statistics are as follows:

  • More than 69,000 job openings in the tech sector were advertised in Edinburgh and Glasgow in 2019.
  • Edinburgh’s median digital tech salary is£44,938 – the second highest outside of London.
  • Edinburgh has 23% of their workforce in digital tech roles, while Glasgow has 22%.

The figures come from a Bright Tech Future report on jobs and skills in the nation’s tech sector, due to be published next month. More information on this can be found here.


We use cookies on our site to track activity and visitor numbers - please help us by allowing us to use them on your visit.