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There are currently between 90,000 and 100,000 employed in technology roles in Scotland, either directly in the tech sector or in tech roles in other industries. The digital sector is growing to the extent there is a need to fill about 13,000 jobs every year. 

Donald told The Herald: "The challenge comes from the fact we probably only have about 4,000 coming through university with computing science degrees, plus about 1,000 apprentices. Together, that’s about 5,000 coming through versus a need of about 13,000 and that 13,000 is increasing very year because of the nature of digital and the fact it is becoming pervasive in every sector."

Read the full interview here....

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