Data from Tech Nation has revealed that September 2020 saw the most UK tech visa applications since records began in 2014
August 2020 saw the third highest number of applications, according to Tech Nation data.
The UK Tech Nation visa, designated to Tech Nation by the Home Office, allows tech talent worldwide to work in the country’s digital technology sector, contributing expertise and innovation.
In the third quarter of 2020, visa applications rose by 42% from the previous quarter, and were up by 8% from Q3 2019.
Applicants to the scheme have predominantly come from India, Russia and the United States, with the most common backgrounds being artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing and software development.
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