Share of non-UK nationals varies considerably across tech sub-sectors
The analysis shows that IT SIC codes tend to have higher levels of both EU and non-EU workers, as distinct from those that relate to telecommunications and forms of manufacturing in the sector.
For instance, Other IT & computer services activities and Computer consultancy activities both have 5 per cent EU workers, and 9 per cent non-EU workers.
Particularly in the case of non-EU workers, the share is higher in digital than in non-digital industries at 4 per cent.
Wired telecommunication activities has a lower proportions of non-UK nationals employed – with 3 percent EU and 4 per cent non-EU workers.
Share of employment (2011-2015) by tech sub-sector
(4 digit SIC)
|Rest of EU||Non-EU||UK|
|Other IT & computer
|Manufacture computers &
Note: The analysis above is based on workers whose main job was in the digital tech industries and excludes sector that have small sample sizes in the APS.