Thursday, 14 June 2018

UK leading app development jobs across Europe, according to new figures released by Apple



The UK is the leading country for jobs connected to app development across Europe, according to new figures released by Apple.
 
The country employs some 291,000 people contributing to apps which are available in the App Store, with 138,000 of those based in London - the leading European city for the sector.
 
 
Other British cities including Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford and Bristol are included within the top 30 in Europe.


Despite the fears of instability for the UK's tech sector following the Brexit vote in 2016, the number of jobs in the country has increased by a stable 28% since the vote - which is reflected across Europe generally.


UK app developers have earned more than £2bn from the App Store since it was created, with global success stories like shopping app ASOS and family-friendly puzzle game Monument Valley 2.


Other popular British apps include the food-delivery app Deliveroo and language-learning tool Busuu.




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