e-skills UK for IT professionals

Enhance and develop your IT career with e-skills UK – and use your skills and knowledge to inspire the next generation of IT professionals.

e-skills UK helps develop the IT professional qualifications employers need – and that you can use to start and enhance your career. We are also the body responsible for the IT & Telecoms National Occupational Standard (NOS).

How we make a difference

Our initiatives and programmes are having a big impact on IT professionals.

IT Professional Profile

A free, online tool that allows you to evaluate your employees skills against the industry agreed IT Professional Standards, and help manage their career development in line with business needs.
Find out more about the IT Professional Profile

Computer Clubs for Girls (CC4G) sponsorship

CC4G’s after-school clubs inspire girls aged 10-14 to consider IT-related futures by bringing technology to life. Schools across the UK are looking for sponsorship for e-skills UK’s Computer Clubs for Girls (CC4G). Could you help make a real difference?
Find out more about CC4G sponsorship 

IT Ambassadors

From games designers to business analysts, software developers to project managers, IT professionals at any stage of their careers can become IT Ambassadors and get involved - by giving a careers talk in schools, hosting visits to your company for students, providing information about your company for our student careers website, or providing work experience for students.
Find out more about the IT Ambassadors scheme


More than 6,500 people completed an IT & Telecoms apprenticeship in 2011.
Find out more about Apprenticeships

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  • We help give you the skills you need to succeed in the IT industry by developing units for the IT professional qualifications produced by awarding organisations.
  • We support the development of the IT professional qualifications employers are looking for.
  • Share your enthusiasm for IT when you get involved with our schools programmes.

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