UK IT spending to outpace rest of Europe in 2014
Growth in IT spending in the UK is set to outpace average growth across the rest of Europe in 2014 as the global economy continues to recover.
IT budgets in the UK are set to grow by 3.6% this year, compared with an average of 3% for Europe a a survey of over 1,300 IT professionals Computer Weekly and TechTarget has revealed.
The UK comes second only to Germany, which will see its IT budgets rise by 4.6% this year, the survey of 1,300 European IT professionals found.
Some 81% of UK IT professionals say their IT budgets will increase or remain the same during 2014. And nearly a quarter plan to increase their IT budgets by more than 10% this year, higher than both Germany at 20% and France at 13%.
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