Tech North and technology investment bank GP Bullhound have published the first ever Northern Tech 100 league table which ranks the top 100 fastest growing tech companies in the North and was launched this evening at the Northern Tech Awards in Newcastle.
The list, the first of its kind, has been compiled from technology companies with a minimum of £500,000 revenue in 2014 and who are based in the North of the UK and companies have been ranked by revenue growth over the past three years.
Wakefield based, The Car Buying Group, headed the list with 191% sales growth whilst Leeds based BigChangeApps came in 12th with 85% growth.
Leeds based companies accounted for 14 of the top 100 fastest growing companies and are as follows (with growth in revenue fugures)
12 BIGCHANGE APPS (85% growth) They have 15,000 paid subscribers serving over 600 SMEs and enterprise customers
21 INVENTRY (63% growth) The market leader for site access and visitor management products, trusted by over 3,000 schools
34 PANINTELLIGENCE (52% growth) The only Sage certified BI solution for Sage 200 and Sage CRM
37 ENGAGE INTERACTIVE (51% growth) Works with Northern household names including Yorkshire Tea, Jet2 and Leeds Building Society
43 SKY BETTING AND GAMING (43% growth) Sky Betting & Gaming has offices in Leeds, Sheffield, London and Rome.
49 PARALLAX (37% growth) Clients include British Airways, Nespresso, Hisense, American Express, Kerry Foods and easyGym
58 MTECH IT SOLUTIONS (35% growth) Their customers include the Leeds Rhinos, Summer Boarding Courses and Springfield Care Homes.
67 ELEMENTARY TECHNOLOGY (27% growth) An audio visual and interactive technology reseller working in education and enterprise marketplaces.
70 TPP (26% growth) Their software has supported NHS services for nearly twenty years.
84 PURE TECHNOLOGY GROUP (20% growth) A leading provider of ICT services and solutions to SME, corporate and public sectors.
92 SIMPLEUSABILITY (15% growth) Their clients include EE, Playtech, Asda, Jet2.com, the NHS, McDonald’s and Hermes
93 SONOCENT (15% growth) Develops software that visualises speech from audio recordings
94 BLUE LOGIC (14% growth) Worked with industry leading vendors like Microsoft, Sonicwall, Sage, Netapp and Veaam
95 DELETE AGENCY (14% growth) Operates out of London, Leeds and Munich.