Tag Archives: skills

Career change: moving into the digital industries

In a new series of posts, we are sharing information and insight to help people who are considering a career change.

The pandemic of 2020 has resulted in a huge surge in people looking to retrain and change direction in their careers. The tech sector has shown healthy signs of recovery since lockdown, so we know that the digital industries are creating opportunities. A recent Tech Nation report confirmed that the number of advertised tech job

Need help on your next XR project?

Connect with one of six talented interns on a new part-funded scheme for SMEs from the University of Sheffield and XR Stories.

XR Stories is a Northern Powerhouse and European Regional Development Fund initiative. It is designed to support and expand the potential of immersive and interactive technologies for storytelling in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Working with The University of Sheffield, XR Stories is supporting these new internships to create a strong pipeline of talent in

Sheffield Digital is now part of the National Digital Skills Audit

Help us to get an accurate picture of the skills landscape in South Yorkshire’s tech sector.

We’re asking businesses, freelancers, individuals and students in South Yorkshire to complete a 10-minute survey to provide us with important information on our sector, the people working in it and the future skills demands that are emerging. We are also asking businesses to share insight about the challenges they are facing and the impacts of

New fast track developer training to fill region’s skills gap

Junior developers can now fast track their progression to mid-level in one year with The Developer Academy.

Students on the Developer FastTrack course can progress from a junior to mid-level developer in 12 months, participating in live online training sessions on two days every month. The course – which starts on 24 September  – is structured in four core phases which cover planning, requirements and problem solving, version control, design patterns and