Figures showed that the UK was at the top of the table in 2009, with 137 investments. The UK has actually maintained this top ranking for the past seven years and is on pace to maintain the spot in 2010. 

The next closest country to the UK in 2009 was Germany with 59 projects.


Since 2003, the UK has received the vast majority of investments with a total of 997. This is more than double the number of investments France and Germany received in the same time period.

Much of the UK's success is due to London receiving a huge amount of investment. Since 2003 the city has received 471 investment projects in ICT and software sectors.