Government data finds that many are uninterested in a career in AI as BEIS announces plans to boost technology skill.
Only 39% of people are interested in a career in AI with 59% of those aged under 45, according to research by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Kantar Public.
The report, which was released for London Tech Week this week, also found a gender divide over interest in AI jobs. Just 31% of women said they’d be interested compared to 47% of men.
More than 60% of people were excited to see what AI can do, however, and awareness levels of AI in everyday life were found to be more than 60%. Read more