To help close the UK's Digital skills gap and boost the economy, encouraging more over 50's to move into tech careers will help, according to new analysis.

Just 22 percent of the those working in information technology are aged 50 or above, according to research by swindon-based BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

 To make the IT sector equal to the workplace “norm”, there should be an extra 148,000 people aged 50-plus in the profession, BCS’ analysis of data found.

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