Software industry’s contribution to the UK’s economy is stunning | ITProPortal

UK’s software industry contributes to the country’s GDP with £124.8 billion every year, according to a new report by the BSA | The Software Alliance. Showing just how important the software industry is for the country, but for the European continent as a whole, the report lays down some amazing numbers. The industry is supporting close to 2.6 million high-quality, well-paying jobs, which is basically almost ten per cent of all jobs in the country (8.4 per cent, to be exact). The report also says that it contributes 9.7 per cent to research and development, amounting to £1.76 billion.

Source: Software industry’s contribution to the UK’s economy is stunning | ITProPortal

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