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This week at Company Connecting we are focusing on Digital Health, an emerging discipline which involves the use of IT and communication technology to improve the lives of patients and the effectiveness of various treatments by health practitioners.

Image of a doctor looking at information accompanying the Company Connecting article IT Companies in the Healthcare and Digital health sectors: A Company Connecting Infographic

Continuing with our series of Company Connecting infographics, our infographic this week covers a number of related areas i.e. IT companies working in Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, 3D, Animation, GIS, 3D Visualisation and Graphics. Out of our database of 3,400+ companies there are 226 working in these specialist areas.

image of the sectors companies are involved in accompanying the infographic and article IT Companies with Augmented Reality, 3D, GIS and other related skills

We completed our research on IT companies registered in the Cambridge / ‘CB’ post code in June 2016.  We have 521 companies in the area on Company Connecting. . The area around Cambridge is sometimes known as Silicon Fen because of the number of companies working in technology.

Word Cloud of IT skills of companies in the Cambridge Area,Silicon Fen accompanying our infographic

This week our infographic provides information on all the IT companies with hosting capabability on our database. Hosting includes everything from websites to data centres:

  • 329 IT companies with Software Development Skills of which 548 are in Scotland
  • Edinburgh has the most companies: 63 IT companies with hosting capability
  • 65% of the companies have less than 10 employees
Word Cloud accompanying the Company Connecting infographic of IT companies providing hosting capability

This week’s infographic is IT companies working in the Oil & Gas Sector. Not surprisingly at least 50% of the companies are based in the North East of Scotland, but there is a good spread across Scotland. Software Development is the top skill again, with 37% of IT companies involved in developing software. Project Management and Business Analysis are also in the top three skills.

This is a word cloud of the skills in companies providing products and services to the Oil & Gas Sector: Another Company Connecting infographic

Our Inverness infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in and around the Inverness area. Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill (28 companies). Sizewise, 65% of companies have less than 10 employees. The top three sectors that IT companies provides services to are: Healthcare, Games and Oil & Gas. 

Word cloud of the various skills accompanying the Inverness area infographic

Our infographic this week is of IT companies in the CB post code area. This covers Cambridgeshire, parts of West Suffolk, and north west Essex. The main sectors the IT companies supply products and services to are Healthcare, Aerospace & Defence and Logistics, 71% employ less than 10 people, and mre than 50% are involved in Software development.

Company Connecting: Work cloud of IT companies working in the Cambridgeshire area. Software Development is the top skill

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

Please try out our interactive map of IT Games companies in Scotland.  We will udpate as we bring on more companies in other regions of the UK. There are companies throughout Scotland from Moray in the North East to Dumfries in the borders, and of course the games hubs of Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh in between.

 

 

 

Map of the IT Games Industry in Scotland

Following on from the news published on the 19th October of the potential scale of the Scottish video games industry we thought we would push out a heatspot map of where the games industry companies 

Games Industry Heat Spot Map Scotland