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CIO salaries - The truth

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CIO salaries have risen modestly in recent years, but how do they compare with the wage packets of marketing chiefs or data scientists?
02 Jun 2014

Meet the IT troubleshooters

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For some, being an interim CIO – rather than a permanent CIO – is a career choice. Graeme Burton talks to three “career CIOs” to find out why they do it
29 Apr 2014

SMEs and the appliance of data science

Attracting and retaining data scientists
While Hortonworks has advised firms to “stick Excel on Hadoop”, Peter Gothard hears how even small companies need a more bespoke approach to data analysis
23 Apr 2014

Interview: Vin Murria, CEO and founder, Advanced Computer Software

Vin Murria explains why the UK has a cultural problem when it comes to start-ups, and allowing people to fail
11 Apr 2014

Cyber security talent goes to the highest bidder

The UK is widely seen as a world leader in cyber security expertise. But as Sooraj Shah reports, it is mainly those firms with the deepest pockets that are benefiting
16 Jan 2014

Tailor-made agility at Net-a-Porter

Richard Lloyd-Williams, Net-a-Porter’s group IT director, tells Danny Palmer how organising his fast-expanding department into agile, business-focused development teams is enabling it to react more quickly to the needs of the firm and its customers
13 Jan 2014

Good IT staff hard to find – and Cisco skills harder still

IT director at Skanska also bemoans recruitment firms, saying they send totally inappropriate people for jobs
04 Dec 2013

Writing’s on the wall


11 Oct 2013

Offshoring and slow growth will cost 83,000 European IT jobs in 2013, says study

Technological advances also to blame, says Hackett Group
30 Aug 2013

UK IT job growth at most rapid since dot-com boom

Statistics show two quarters of double-digit growth for the first time since dawn of millennium
29 Jul 2013

Keep calm and carry on coding

Education secretary Michael Gove has spoken, but what does the industry make of infant coders and Boolean logic for seven year olds?
24 Jul 2013

BAE Detica to recruit 130 graduates and trainees to plug cyber security skills gap

BAE is hiring 600 staff in 2013, with 293 of the positions to be filled by graduates and trainees
12 Jun 2013

Cybersecurity Challenge taken to the classroom

Competition to be opened up to 14- to 16-year-olds in 2,500 schools
07 Jun 2013

E-Skills UK and employers team up to launch cyber security apprenticeship

Degree-level qualification aims to boost the number of young people working in IT security
15 May 2013

E-Skills UK creates more than 300 IT apprenticeships in seven months

Skills body is on track to create 550 roles by the end of 2013
13 May 2013

Gove launches technology-focused 'Tech Bacc' as vocational equivalent to A-Level studies

'We expect all bright students who want to go into technically-skilled jobs or apprenticeships to aim for the Tech Bacc' says minister
23 Apr 2013

Analysis: educating the ‘digital citizens’ of tomorrow

Computing invited a panel of education experts to give their views on how best to equip young people for tomorrow’s digital economy. Peter Gothard listened in
17 Apr 2013

Cyber Security Challenge 'is not only about recruiting talent', claims CEO

Stephanie Daman left 'frustrated' after challenge winner opts out of security industry
13 Mar 2013

BT to hire 1,000 fibre engineers

Almost half of new jobs will be for young apprentices
07 Mar 2013

Camelot: 'There is no IT skills gap'

National Lottery operator says there is a lack of IT staff with sufficient business interest
19 Feb 2013

Who will teach Computing Science?


05 Sep 2012

Analysis: Big fish circle Silicon Roundabout’s minnows

The unique character of East London’s Silicon Roundabout is unlikely to survive the incursion of Google, Amazon and Facebook, but the tech giants’ arrival may not be all bad news for the start-up community
04 Sep 2012

Sowing the seeds of digital success: An interview with skills champion Ian Livingstone

Author, entrepreneur and government-appointed skills champion Ian Livingstone explains why the UK’s future prosperity depends on getting school kids excited about coding
21 Aug 2012

Survival strategy for programmers


31 Jul 2012