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Top tech stats: Women’s lack of tech confidence, UK IoT consumption and more

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Welcome to your roundup of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

This week, we have statistics relating to women’s lack of confidence in their tech-related skills, the consumption of IoT devices and smart home security cameras and the use of electronic messaging platforms at work.

Women’s lack confidence

Research conducted by KPMG found that only 37% of young women are confident they have the tech skills necessary by today’s employers. In contrast, a majority (57%) of young men polled said the same.

This is despite scoring on a par with their male counterparts when assessed on digital skills such as data manipulation and social media use....