19% increase in creative industry jobs in last 5 years
On 9th June 2016 the Department of Culture, Media and Sport released the latest Creative Industries ‘Focus on…’ reports, including 2015 figures for employment and 2014 figures for exports of services. The headline findings are below:
Stand up, be counted: the importance of the Creative Skillset Census
While the campaign to get robust sales figures to understand the size of the digital marketplace in games rages on, we mustn't lose sight of other sets of data that are equally important for our industry - namely who we are, how many of us are there, where we are and just how big our businesses are.