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Top tech hubs in the East of England

East of England

The latest Tech Nation report from Tech City UK covers 30 tech clusters across the UK, with three of these located in the East of England: Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich.

Together, these three clusters employ over 47,700 people in digital tech jobs.

Here’s a quick glimpse at what’s going on in each of these hubs:

Tech in Cambridge

According to the report, there are 30,219 digital tech economy jobs in Cambridge, with those working in the sector commanding an average salary of £46,730. This is significantly higher than the average non-digital salary of £34,651.

The amount the area’s tech sector generates after its cost of operation is deducted (its Gross Value Added, or GVA) averaged £867m from 2013-2015, which is higher than many of the UK’s other growing tech hubs, such as Edinburgh (£513m), Leeds (£688m) and Nottingham (£835)....

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