IT / Digital Media Industry

The IT and Digital Media Industries are ever changing, as constant advances in technology result in exciting breakthroughs.

There are a huge range of challenges and opportunities in these industries, and plenty of jobs available in Scotland- employment is expected to increase by more that 20% in the next 10 years.

Examples of current exciting challenges in the industry include creating the new ID cards, and structuring the 2012 London Olympics.

Here in Scotland the digital media industry is positively booming. This can be seen particularly in the Computer Games sector- where many of the new developers are infact Scottish. Popular games console titles like ‘Grand Theft Auto’, ‘State of Emergency’ and ‘Harry Potter Quidditch World Cup’ were all produced in Scottish Studios.

So do you fancy a career in IT or Digital Media? Have a browse around the wide range of jobs available (and their attractive salaries!) to see if you can find something that appeals to you!



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