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Infographic of 1790 technology companies with Software Development skills

Software Development is the top ‘skill’ among the 4,400 Company Connecting has researched. In its infographic series, Software Development repeatedly comes out as the tops skill, by City, Sector, Council, etc.

We first published...

We have updated our infographic on tech companies with software skills. The last Software Development infographic was published in May 2016 and provided information on 903 IT companies. Company Connecting now has profiles for 4,400+ tech companies, of which 1,790 (932 in Scotland) have software skills.

Word cloud of the skills that companies providing software development also have accompany the article and infographic We have updated our infographic on tech companies that have software skills. The last Software Development infographic was published in May 2016 and provided information on 903 IT companies. Company Connecting now has profiles for 4,400+ tech companies, of which 1,790 (932 in Scotland) have software skills.

Infographic of Scottish IT and Telecoms companies formed between October 2014 and June 2017

Last week Company Connecting provided information on companies registered between October 2014 and June 2017. The research established that only 11% of the registered companies were ‘real’ i.e. had a web presence. Almost 30% were already dissolved or dormant, and at least 20% were companies for...

Are we creating too many technology companies? A look at Scottish IT and Telecoms companies

Only 11% of Scottish IT and Telecoms companies registered between October 2014 and June 2017 are real i.e. those companies with a website. 

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...

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

What can dissolved companies tell us about our tech industry?

Over the past three years Company Connecting has researched thousands of IT and telecoms companies to create a comprehensive view of the tech industry. An integral part of  our work is ensuring that the company profiles are as up to date as possible. This is carried out via a combination of...

Company Connecting has completed the work identifying the Scottish IT and telecoms companies dissolved between October 2014 and January 2018.  We have retained the information on our database as it provides interesting insights into the type and skills of companies that are dissolved. A few are taken over or merge with other companies but the vast majority cease trading.

 

Example of a company search for dissolved companies on Company COnnecting accompnying the article "An insight into dissolved IT and telecoms companies"

Company Connecting is researching companies in the North East of England, and companies in the area have registered and updated their Company Connecting profiles.

The North East of England is one of the 9 official regions of England and covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and part of North Yorkshire. We have used the DH, DL, NE, SR and TS post codes to identify the companies to include from our database in this infographic. So far, we have information on 182 IT and telecom companies in the NE of England. We expect this number to increase substantially.

Word Cloud of the towns and cities int he NE of England with IT and telecoms companies. Accompanying the article IT and Telecoms companies infographic: North East England

Company Connecting has details of 4,400 IT and telecoms companies, 2,700 of which are in Scotland. The remainder are spread across the UK, with pockets in Cambridgeshire and the North East of England. We also have companies in other countries – the main hotspot is Estonia.

Map of the UK accompanying the article and infographic"Map of the UK IT and Telecoms companies on the Company Connecting "

Company Connecting has recently carried out a major review of its data. 

Company Connecting is increasing its geographical range, and as can be seen from the word cloud in the infgographic below, we now have a significant number of companies in the UK and overseas. The North East of England features particularly strongly and future infographics will concentrate on the Newcastle, Sunderland and Gateshead area which has a vibrant IT industry.

A word cloud of the Company Connecting IT and telecom companies by country from the infographic for "2018 IT Companies Infographic of skills, sectors, size and location"