Part 2: Tech skills /

Geography of tech skills

Tech skills are found right across the UK

Sectors using tech skills in UK regions


  1. Malmberg, A., and Maskell, P. (1997) Towards an Explanation of Regional Specialization and Industry Agglomeration. Systems of Innovation. 1, 9.
  2. See: Donnelly, T., Begley, J., and Collis, C. (2012) The West Midlands Automotive Industry: The Road Downhill, SURGE Working Paper Series, Working Paper no. 7, Coventry University.

Functions using tech skills in UK regions


  1. Phelps, N. A., Mackinnon, D., Stone, I. and Braidford, P. (2003) Embedding the multinationals? Institutions and the development of overseas manufacturing affiliates in Wales and North East England, Reg. Studies. 37, 27–40.
  2. According to research from Phelps et al. (2003)
  3. According to a survey by the Engineering and Marine Training Authority

Top tech skills in UK regions


  1. Mateos–Garcia, J., Bakhshi, H., and Lenel, M. (2014) A Map of the UK Games Industry. London: Nesta.

Education levels in UK regions