Latest skills articles

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

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

50,000 NHS clinicians expected to learn to code

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Government hopes that initiative will enable clinicians to design simple smartphone apps or system tools to improve the NHS
30 Aug 2013

Is there a cyber security skills gap?

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In part one of an interview with Labour MP Chi Onwurah, she tells Computing why she believes there is a cyber security skills gap
28 Aug 2013

NHS issues £2m tender to train 100,000 people to use online health services

NHS England wants to boost health literacy
15 Aug 2013

Unemployed graduates to help plug 'major' data centre skills gap

Data Centre Alliance to run a 10-day Data Centre Bootcamp to help graduates and the industry
13 Aug 2013

How can the UK learn from India’s commitment to ICT?

Srikanth Iyengar, head of UK and Global Head of Business Development for Infosys, explains how the Indian model of career training and development has helped the country's IT sector, and how the UK could follow suit
01 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

Lack of data analysis skills a problem for hospitals, Keogh report finds

Trusts were using data to reassure themselves they were doing a good job, review finds
18 Jul 2013

Valve launches skills website for teen coders

Games company follows Microsoft and Google into the education sector
15 Jul 2013

New ICT curriculum 'too focused on development side of computing' says Corporate IT Forum

Digital skills targets remain 'woolly' says BSI education committee chairman
09 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

Only six per cent of trainee cyber security professionals are women

Figures from training firm QA point to worsening gender imbalance
05 Jun 2013

1-in-10 school computers is an Apple iPad, Android, Windows or Amazon tablet

11 per cent of secondary education conducted through apps, according to trade body BESA
24 May 2013

Atos creates 50 'high value' jobs at new development centre

200 more jobs to follow at development and innovation facility in Moray, Scotland
24 May 2013

Tech City firms facing shortages in funding and skilled staff

In the venture capital world, London is considered dysfunctional, says Mike Lynch
21 May 2013

IT job vacancies rise to just 15 per cent behind pre-recession high

Technology industry 'at forefront of Britain’s growth' says CWJobs
20 May 2013

John Lewis launches technology apprenticeship scheme

Apprentices to help multi-channel push for retailer
17 May 2013

Technology that drives success: An interview with Trader Media’s CIO, Tim Jones

As Trader Media Group prepares to publish the very last print edition of Auto Trader magazine, CIO Tim Jones tells Sooraj Shah about the next stage in the company’s ambitious multi-platform digital strategy
16 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

Teach engineers cyber security skills to protect critical national infrastructure, says IET

SMEs are at particular risk of losing IP because they don't think they are vulnerable
10 May 2013

£7.45m granted to universities to train cybersecurity experts

Royal Holloway and Oxford University selected to boost number of PhD graduates with cyber skills
09 May 2013

Opinion: IT users’ feedback on education must be acknowledged

'It is not just about technical skills - but how these skills can be executed'
07 May 2013

Computing ICT in education roundtable: part 2

A panel of experts debate how ICT should be integrated into the learning experience.
01 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