Audacia attending Leeds Digital Careers Festival 2023

Audacia attending Leeds Digital Careers Festival 2023


19 September 2023 - 3 min read

Audacia attending Leeds Digital Careers Festival 2023

Audacia are excited to be attending the Leeds Digital Careers Festival, which takes place on 26th September 2023 at the First Direct Arena. The event runs from 2-7pm and is a great opportunity to find out about exciting opportunities in the tech industry.

We'll be sharing some of the great opportunities that we have available with Audacia. Whether you’re coming with years of experience, or have never worked in the tech industry before, everyone is welcome to drop by and find out more about what we have to offer.

Leeds is emerging as one of the UK's most promising technology hubs. In the period leading up to September 2022, technology startups based in Leeds successfully secured £288 million in venture capital investment. This figure represents an impressive 88% increase compared to the previous year, positioning Leeds as one of the rare cities to defy the prevailing funding downturn. Highlighting the city’s resilience, this finding also points to the huge amount of tech talent that exists within the city.

Looking beyond Leeds, the wider Yorkshire region has maintained an upward economic trajectory post-pandemic, marked by the creation of an additional 42,000 digital tech jobs and an estimated contribution of £1.6 billion to the regional economy by 2025. Forecasts like this show why Yorkshire boasts the fastest-growing tech sector in the entirety of the United Kingdom.

Prominent events such as the Leeds Digital Careers Festival and [Leeds Digital Festival serve as testaments to the robust tech community that exists within the city. Audacia is proud to have been actively involved in this flourishing scene over the past 13 years, and we look forward to many more years of continued engagement.

Audacia has a strong commitment to promoting careers in the tech industry, exemplified by our annual Academy program. This training initiative, spanning 3-4 months, offers specialised teaching in Full Stack Development, Software Testing and Front End Development. The course encompasses a comprehensive curriculum, from fundamental concepts to hands-on experience on real projects at the program's conclusion.

Participants in the Academy program are offered full-time permanent employment contracts, ensuring a long-term career path beyond program completion. Academy members remain valued Audacia team members for as long as they desire, with opportunities to transition into roles that align with their skills and interests.

This program serves as a gateway for individuals with no prior software development experience by providing them with the opportunity to engage with and join a thriving Software development and technology consultancy.

Within the Academy program, recruits receive comprehensive technical training, including coding in C# and proficiency in non-functional coding requirements, alongside the acquisition of non-technical skills like Agile delivery practices. Our experienced Senior Audacia Consultants and Engineers conduct training sessions through seminars and hands-on workshops, supplemented by modules delivered by industry experts within our organisation.

To explore what it's like to be part of software development projects at Audacia and discover our current job openings, please visit our careers page. Even better, you can meet with us at the upcoming Leeds Digital Careers Festival, scheduled for Tuesday 26th September.

The Leeds Digital Careers Festival is the perfect opportunity to find out more about the Academy programme, as well as the many other great opportunities we have available at Audacia.

You can book your free ticket to the Leeds Digital Careers Festival here.

To find out more about the services we offer, contact us today on 0113 543 1300 or at

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