Understand the UK’s Digital Creative Industries and the companies using new technologies in creative markets such as advertising, film and music. View sector insights, key metrics and download our free report today.
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What do we mean by Digital Creative Industries? Whilst the digital and creative sectors are distinct in their own right, the Digital Creative Industry encompasses companies utilising both activities. This includes those using new technologies and digital practices in creative markets such as advertising, film, design and music.
The UK’s Digital Creative Industries are very broad and range from companies working within marketing and design to those using technology within architecture and performing arts organisations.
Digital Creative Industries sector summary
Key information you should know about the Digital Creative Industries sector from our AI-driven platform of over 5 million companies:
- Digital Creative Industries has turnover of £5.76bn, meaning it is our 50th largest RTIC, and our 28th fastest growing sector.
- The Digital Creative Industries sector is one of the top 10 fastest growing recipients of Innovate UK grants.
- On average the roles advertised in this sector are 21.68% lower than the UK’s average salary.
Digital Creative Industries verticals
Our Digital Creative Industries RTIC is made up of 8 individual industry verticals, including verticals such as Advertising, Architecture, Culture and Heritage. You can find out more about the verticals by buying a report, visualising the sector on our platform, or by downloading the data.
- Sector Code Description Records
RTIC0064 Digital Creative Industries 9648 companies
Companies using new technologies in creative markets such as advertising, film, and music.
Digital Creative Industries: Advertising20 companies
Companies using digital technologies for advertising and marketing campaigns, products or services
Digital Creative Industries: Architecture3052 companies
Companies using computer aided design (CAD) software and similar technology for architecture
Digital Creative Industries: Culture and Heritage244 companies
Companies providing digital technologies to culture and heritage sites to enhance visitors’ experience
Digital Creative Industries: Design2957 companies
Companies applying digital tools for design purposes
Digital Creative Industries: Entertainment and Performing Arts1693 companies
Companies using digital technologies for the production and/or enhancement of entertainment products and performances
Digital Creative Industries: Non-fungible Tokens81 companies
Companies involved in the production of NFTs and digital art
Digital Creative Industries: Photography1535 companies
Companies applying digital tools for photography production or post-production
Digital Creative Industries: Streaming401 companies
Companies offering streaming services and infrastructure for the distribution of digital content
Digital Creative Industries industry growth
We estimate that the UK Digital Creative Industries sector could be worth approximately £7.9bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5%. Below you can see the five year turnover forecast for the RTIC from 2023 to 2027.
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Dig deeper into the UK’s Digital Creative Industries with our free 2023 RTIC report, which includes:
– Summary of RTIC data & industry performance
– Overview of key verticals
– Geographic analysis & breakdown
– Key insights & trends
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