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East Midlands

  • 58,500 IT & Telecoms professionals are working in the region
  • 50% of IT & Telecoms professionals have a Level 4 or higher qualification
  • 23% of the workforce are female
  • 23% of the workforce are aged 16-29 years, 32% 30-39 years, 24% 40-49 years and 20% are 50 plus
  • highest annual growth rates are predicted for IT strategy & planning and Software professionals
  • decreases are expected for Database assistants/clerks and Telecoms engineers/line repairers & cable jointers/computer engineers
  • the highest number of gross job opportunities to 2012 are for Software professionals and ICT managers

Source: Technology Counts England: IT & Telecoms Insights 2008