FT.com has an interesting analysis on software workforce in Britain
*This year a restatement of gross domestic product, which took into account software development, increased GDP by 1 percent.!!
*Software industry is contributing £20bn a year to economy.
*Each year, 40,000 IT jobs move offshore.
*The number of students studying IT has halved in past five years!
*Industry, academia and government must work together to encourage IT as a competitive career choice.