“Hounslow has the SECOND HIGHEST concentration of ICT & Digital jobs in London”
Digital revolution is currently powering the Borough with prominent and influential ICT and Digital media companies, such as Sega and Pokemon games, Cisco Systems, IBM and Sky together with 2,000 smaller companies chosing Hounslow as their base with a concentration of employment in this sector above the London average.
There are around 12,900 ICT and digital jobs in Hounslow relate to software development and consulting.
The number of businessses operating in ICT and Digital employment has increased by 51% between 2011 and 2014.
Local specialisms include:
- Development and Business Activities – includes activities relating to computer consultancy and software development, contributing to over half of Hounslow’s ICT & Digital sector employment
- Wholesale of Computer & Software – a growing specialism with 33% of sector employment
- Digital Publishing Activities – this specialism has grown 53% in 5 years