IT skills framework

SFIAplus is the industry’s most widely adopted and relevant best practice benchmark for IT skills, training and development. 

SFIAplus wallchart

It creates a common language around skills in IT and provides a framework against which employers and practitioners can align their knowledge, skills and experience to plan their development.

By using SFIAplus, organizations worldwide can raise the level of professionalism within their IT team and ensure their IT skills resource supports them in meeting their business objectives.

What are the benefits?

SFIAplus pack (brochure, wall chart and case studies)

The Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA), owned by the SFIA Foundation, is an international skills and competency framework that describes IT roles and the skills needed for them.

SFIAplus contains the SFIA framework of IT skills plus detailed training and development resources to provide the most established and widely adopted IT skills, training and professional development model.


Andy Nelson Andy Nelson highlights how SFIAplus is helping to underpin transformation within central government and the Ministry of Justice by creating a common language for IT. Watch the video

Career paths

Career framework for IT professionalsThe BCS career framework illustrates how our certification enhances business readiness and professional career development, showing progression through the SFIAplus.

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