UK tech companies are leading the hiring comeback with 1 in 6 jobs targeting young people, says the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

The tech  sector has over 122,000 advertised IT vacancies available accounting for 1 in 7 UK jobs, surpassing pre-pandemic levels with 1 in 6 UK tech vacancies target young people, equal to 20,000+ job openings.

Over 60% of leading UK tech companies plan to offer Kickstart placements in 2021. Established players like TalkTalk and Brainlabs, as well as startups including Bulb and Allplants are using the Kickstart scheme.

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