Latest analysis from Tech Nation shows that Brighton is one of the UK’s leading tech clusters.
Tech Nation is a data project by Tech City UK and due diligence company DueDil that shows the growth of digital clusters across the country
The survey demonstrated that in Brighton there are 7,458 jobs in the digital sector and digital companies have grown by 91% in the past five years.
Top specialisms are in advertising and marketing, software development, and games development and publishing.
Key skills are in content and media production, UI and UX Design and visual and audio design.
Antony Mayfield, founder of Brilliant Noise, said, "Working within the close community of digital companies in Brighton has been a huge benefit to my company.
“Being able to share expertise, ideas and contacts can be the difference between success and failure when growing a digital business.
“Brighton is rightly being recognised for the opportunities it offers local digital entrepreneurs."
Giles Palmer, founder of Brandwatch, said, “Despite now being a global business, we began in Brighton by recruiting the smartest heads for our engineering and we continue to base our development team here.
“Brighton has long been a hub for digitally creative minds, it’s about time the city was duly recognised for the opportunities it offers entrepreneurs in this space.”
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