Continuing on with our 2019-2020 series we are looking at the SME Tech sector in Scotland. We recently did several infographics covering Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Scotland tech which you can view here.
We provide insights into 462 Scottish IT companies that work and provide services in the small business (SME) sector in Scotland. Both Glasgow and Edinburgh have a 20% percent share of the companies. The top skill is Web Design. In all our the other sector infographics we made the top skill was software development.
What is an SME?
Essentially ans SME is a small business. The EU definition of an SME is any company of les than 250 emplyees and a turnover of less than <£50m. This applies to the vast majority of companies in Scotland, so in reality all the 2,656 Scottish tech companies will be providing services to the SME market! However the details we have provided in the infographic below are where we clearly identified services and products which the companies were supplying direclty to the small business sector
We will be continue to release infographics over the coming weeks covering various industry sectors.
We recently updated all of our data on Scottish technology to include all companies created up to the end of 2018. We have almost 5,000 companies on our database, 2,656 of which are based in Scotland. We take a look at the skills, sectors served, company focus area, age and size.