IT

Information technology (IT) is the application of computers, digital media and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve,integrate, transmit and manipulate data.

Many industries are associated with information technology, including computer hardware, software, electronics, semiconductors, internet, telecom equipment, e-commerce and computer services

Glasgow and Edinburgh IT companies with IT skills

This week's Company Connecting infographic compares 1400 companies based in Glasgow and Edinburgh i.e. 50% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

This week’s Company Connecting infographic compares IT and Telecoms companies in Glasgow and Edinburgh. There are 695 companies in Glasgow and 705 in Edinburgh which is about 50% of the tech companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

George Square and Edinburgh Castle

Infographic on Glasgow Companies with IT skills

While Edinburgh is often seen as the biggest player in Scotland’s tech industry, Glasgow offers a large, growing and crucially interesting tech/IT scene. In our latest infographic, Glasgow is home to 25% of the IT and telecom companies in Scotland.

Some quick stats on the 695 Glasgow...

Check out the infographic from Company Connecting on Scottish companies with IT and telecoms related skills. The infographic covers 695 Individual Companies based in Glasgow. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

Glasgow George Square Image accompanying the Company Connecting article Infographic on Glasgow Companies with IT skills

In its recent research Company Connecting noticed a surge in the creation of IT and Telecoms companies in the Companies House data, combined with a high level of dissolved companies, and a corresponding reduction in the % of ‘real’ companies i.e. those which have a website rather than contractor companies. This article looks at the information on IT and Telecoms companie available from Companies House and the relationship with real companies.

Graph accompanying the article Are we creating too many technology companies? A look at Scottish It and Telecoms companies

Matthew Dickinson provides some valuable insights to life as an apprentice, working towards a diploma in technology and telecommunications. His final words in the article will ring a chord with many "... young people just need a chance...".

Photograph of Matthew Dickinson, accompanying the article "Matthew Dickinson: Life as an Apprentice in Technology and Telecoms"

Edinburgh IT Companies: The 2017 Infographic Series from Company Connecting

 Edinburgh IT Companies Infographic using CC data to provide real insight into some exciting work going on within Edinburgh's IT & Tech industry

We've taken a look at the IT companies that fall within the City of Edinburgh council area, which is particularly known for its finance sector.

Title image for the Company Connecting infographic on IT companies. Edinburgh Castle

Spotlight on Edinburgh: An Interview with Kendra Byers of StartEdin

Edinburgh is home to many fantastic IT / Tech companies, from SkyScanner to ZoneFox. Interview with Kendra Byers of StartEdin, who's passionate about the city.

Hi there, could you tell us a little about StartEdin got started and what your mission is as a company?