Tag or Interest: skills

  1. 13/12/2018 - 14:15 Type of content: News
    Workers in Scotland’s booming technology sector are commanding the biggest salary increases in the country, according to a new survey, with seven of the top rises in the last 12 months being in data and digital roles. Research by recruitment firm Hays shows salaries...
  2. 10/12/2018 - 19:30 Type of content: News
    The dominance of London and the South East in tech industry occupations threatens to further skew the growth of employment in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries in the coming years. According to an analysis of projected jobs growth by...
  3. 29/11/2018 - 11:45 Type of content: News
    Marketers are facing huge challenges in ensuring that their skills stay relevant and up-to-date, according to the IDM's latest 'Professional Skills Census 2018', which highlights 13 key skills gaps which those in the industry believe need to be addressed. The survey...
  4. 23/11/2018 - 14:45 Type of content: News
    The UK is on track to have one million women working in core STEM roles by 2020, according to new research by WISE - the campaign for gender balance - but the tech industry is being urged to do more to promote careers in the sector. The study shows that there are over...
  5. 26/11/2018 - 08:00 Type of content: Article
    “There is a massive war for talent because everyone wants the best.” So said Kevin Fletcher, head of data at Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, acknowledging the heated competition among organisations that want to hire data professionals with the finest heads for...
  6. 21/11/2018 - 15:30 Type of content: News
    The Government has launched a £1 million fund to improve digital leadership skills in the charity sector, amid fears that organisations are being left behind due to a lack of expertise. The creation of the Digital Leadership Fund is part of a commitment in August’s...
  7. 16/11/2018 - 13:30 Type of content: News
    N Brown - the company behind brands JD Williams, Figleaves and Simply Be - is aiming to open up the use of data and analytics across its entire organisation by setting up a data academy. The retail group is developing a Data Fellowship programme which aims to empower...
  8. 15/11/2018 - 16:15 Type of content: News
    UK businesses are missing out on an estimated £85 billion in turnover each year due to a lack of basic digital skills, especially among sole traders, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Business and Charity Index. Claimed to be the largest study of its kind into...
  9. 14/11/2018 - 15:45 Type of content: News
    The Government is expanding its Cyber Discovery scheme, designed to attract young people into the cyber security industry, by opening it up to candidates in Scotland and Northern Ireland for the first time. The £20 million programme, which launched in England last...
  10. 07/11/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: News
    Technology skills are dominating the expansion of the so-called STE(A)M (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) job market, according to research commissioned by education charity EDT. As part of a wide-ranging study, supported by global technology company...

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