21 Mar Greater Manchester Dominates Northern Tech 100
More than a quarter of the UK’s fastest-growing northern tech companies are based in Greater Manchester, according to GP Bullhound.
The company’s 2019 Northern Tech Top 100 list, which comprises businesses based on revenue across the North of England and Scotland, reveals that the North West dominates tech growth, representing 43 per cent of all those featured. A total of 26 are based in Greater Manchester.
West Yorkshire counts the second largest number of companies in the list (18), with the vast majority of these (13) based in Leeds.
Released ahead of the Northern Tech Awards taking place next week on 28 March, the Top 100 list (alphabetical) shows that software and digital services dominate northern tech, with 34 per cent and 28 per cent of businesses in those sectors respectively.