If you’re in school, college, university, and thinking about a career you’d like once you’ve graduates, please consider the fantastic opportunities available in the technology sector in Wales.
A recent report into the industry carried out by the ESTnet on behalf the Welsh Government found that the industry currently employs over 39000 people and is focused to grow by 7% every year for the next few years.
The same report told us that there is a demand for skilled young people, with skills and recruitment identified as an issue among over 250 companies who took part.
The technology industry in Wales is also a ‘high value’ sector, contributing over £8.5bn to the Welsh economy, three times higher than the average industry sector contribution,. Its wages are also well above the UK average!.
There are opportunities for apprenticeships and graduates. If you plan to study a tech subject at university, or wish to pursue an apprenticeship, please be sure to follow the ESTnet on Twitter (@theESTnet) and like us on Facebook to keep up with the latest industry news in Wales.
You can also take a look at some of the courses on offer in Wales here, or visit Careers Wales for further advice.