Highlands

Increasing IT Skills in the Scottish Highlands with The Apprentice Store

David Massey introduces us to the Apprentice Store based in Inverness. The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. 

David is Managing Director of the Apprentice Store. He found that that it was more difficult for...

David Massey introduces us to the Apprentice Store based in Inverness. The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. 

Image accompanying the article Increasing IT Skills in the Scottish Highlands with the Apprentice Store

“Fairy Glen School for Fairies – An Adventurous Journey”, is a full colour digitally illustrated children’s book, developed by David Plested as part of his University degree curriculum. The business idea was to create a product that could help parents better connect their children to nature and the environment. The story is set within a popular local visitor area owned by the RSPB,

Picture of fairies accompanying the articles Fairies in the Highlands exist, with the help of Virtual and Augmented Reality

Our Inverness infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in and around the Inverness area. Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill (28 companies). Sizewise, 65% of companies have less than 10 employees. The top three sectors that IT companies provides services to are: Healthcare, Games and Oil & Gas. 

Word cloud of the various skills accompanying the Inverness area infographic