Technology, the Internet, and computing

65% of IT companies in GLasgow and the surrounding area have less than 10 employees. The top three sectors that the IT companies provides services to are: Utilities, Retail & Consumer Goods and Financial Services.Our infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in and around the Glasgow area. Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill.

Glasgow Skyline at night accompanying company connections Glasgow infographic

Digital companies in Glasgow and the surrounding area

Check out our infographic of 550+ IT companies in and around the Glasgow area. Once again Software Development is the top skill. 65% of companies have less than 10 employees, and 10% of companies have more than 50 employees. Our word cloud is of the sectors the companies work within.


We have over 700 IT companies in the Edinburgh and surrounding area (EH Post Code). 61% of the companies have less than 10 employees, and less than 7% have 100 employees or more. Around a third of companies work in the area of software development, slightly lower than in Cambridgeshires. The main sectors that companies supply their services too are IT, Financial Services and Healthcare. The Oil & Gas sector takes fourth place which is interesting, as the main Oil & Gas companies are located further north.

Word Cloud of the Sectors that companies in Edinburgh and the surrounding area work

Digital Companies in Edinburgh and the surrounding area

There are more than 700 companies in Edinburgh and the surrounding area (EH post code). Check our Edinburgh infographic with details of the company sizes, main sectors and skills and compare with last weeks information for Cambridgeshire.

We restart our Nutshell series with Szymon Szymczyna

Our first nutshell of 2016 is Szymon Szymczyna the founder of Devbar and Treado. Devbar gets people together for a marathon of creativity - developing and pitching new ideas. Treado helps companies outsource work to contractors.

Our map this week is an interactive map of IT companies in the UK. We are in the early stages of loading data for England, but we have the data for Scotland. 

Out of 2,700+ companies, almost 2,300 are in Scotland and over 400 are in the rest of the UK.

Company Connecting Interactive Map of IT Companies in the UK

We have information of 2,700+ IT companies in the UK. We hold details for almost 2,300 Scottish IT companies and just over 400 in the rest of the UK.The map shows the hotspots.

Company Connecting - Heat Map - State of the Digital Nation

It's easy to find an IT company you know about – but how do you find one you don’t know?

How do you find an IT Company by Janice Grant Shaw founder of Company Connecting

Please try out our interactive digital map of IT SMEs in Scotland and a few in England. We will update regularly as we load on more companies across the UK.

Interactive Map of IT SMEs in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland

We will regularly publish info and graphs on the IT tech business. We have already gathered a huge amount of information on tech companies in Scotland, and will keep on adding more info as we move into other regions and countries.

Map of IT companies in Scotland