Working in digital technology is exciting.
Working in digital technology is rewarding.
Working in digital technology means you will join one of the fastest growing industries in the country.
Working in digital technology means you can, quite literally, change the world.
Every day "digital humans" across the globe are fusing cutting edge technology with their creativity, passion, skills and knowledge to make our world a better place. And it’s happening right here, right now in Glasgow. There are more than 1300 tech business in Glasgow alone (a growth of 25% in only five years) and Glasgow employs more than 11,000 people in tech jobs - and the demand for those digital humans is growing rapidly!
You can have an amazing tech related career right here in Glasgow. There are a huge number of jobs, and a vast array of different opportunities requiring a range of different skills, not just technical expertise. There are so many different pathways and options for pursuing a career in digital tech, there will be a route that is spot on for you no matter where you start.
You certainly don’t have to be academically minded, or have studied computer science for example, as there are loads of different jobs requiring loads of different skills in loads of different companies. In fact only 44% of digital humans work directly in tech firms, the rest work in other types of business such as Finance, Creative & Media, Energy, Engineering, Hospitality and Healthcare.
Glasgow is renowned for its diversity, along with the unrivalled social, cultural and economic opportunities it offers. So no matter what kind of “digital human” you are, or want to be - no matter what digital career or course you want to pursue - there will always be a place for you and your future self in Glasgow.
Explore this site for career inspiration and information, speak to your school career adviser or visit Skills Development Scotland’s local office for personal 1-2-1 advice, or visit apprenticeships.scot for info about apprentice opportunities.