The Prolific North Tech 100: The North's biggest employers in tech
In the final part of our major new initiative focusing on the tech sector in the North, we take a look at the North's biggest employers whose HQs (UK or otherwise) aren't based in the North.
And here, we look at the North's biggest employers whose HQs (UK or otherwise) aren't based in the North.
We have narrowed the selection down to those companies with a significant investment in tech.
The research has been compiled in association with Manchester Tech Trust, an independent charity that promotes and supports tech enterprise in Greater Manchester, and RSM, the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to middle market leaders globally.
The North's biggest tech employers whose HQs aren't based in the North
|Company||Location (Northern)||Activity||No of staff|
|HSBC Holdings PLC||Leeds and Sheffield||Financial services||246,933|
|Barclays PLC||Knutsford||Financial services||119,300|
|BAE Systems PLC||Lancashire||Defence, aerospace and security||76,000|
|Rolls Royce PLC||Lancashire||Engineering||49,900|
|Airbus Operations Ltd||North Wales||Aeronautics||8,183|
|TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC||Manchester and Warrington||Telecoms||2,226|
|Bentley Motors Ltd||Crewe||Motor vehicles||4,192|
|Siemens PLC||Cheshire, Manchester, Hull, Newcastle||Engineering||5,710|
|ABB Ltd||Warrington, Teesside, Wirral, Leeds, Sunderland, Workington||Energy||1,805|
|NNL Holdings Ltd||Warrington||Technology services||839|
|NG Bailey IT Services Ltd||Ilkley||Cabling solutions||410|
|Sky Bet and Sky Digital||Leeds||Gaming and technology||1,000+|
|Auto Trader Group PLC||Manchester||Automotive marketplace||820|
|Bet365 Group Ltd||Stoke-on-Trent||Online gambling||3,404|
|Arris Global Ltd||Shipley||Telecoms||2,056|