Scottish digital techonology industry enjoyed sustained growth in 2016
28 March 2017
Scotland's digital technology industry enjoyed "sustained growth" in 2016 and is optimistic for the future, a survey has found.
Researchers said seven out of 10 companies had reported an increase in sales - some by more than 50%.
The Scottish Technology Industry Survey also found that 82% of businesses were predicting sales to increase in 2017.
Predicted employment growth is also on the up, with 78% of firms expecting to employ more people this year.
This compares to 66% of firms that were expecting to hire more staff in 2016.
The digital technologies trade body, ScotlandIS, produced the annual survey.
Source: BBC News