Major UK Cities Predicting A Growth In Employment Opportunities

Thanks to great research conducted by Career Builder UK and Economic Modelling Specialists Intl (EMSLI) it is confirmed that the employment picture is bright!

 “Economic indicators both at home and across the Eurozone continue to suggest that the slow climb back from the recession is continuing and is supported by the positive hiring trends expected in Britain’s largest cities,” said Scott Helmes, Managing Director of CareerBuilder UK.

 The research collates an informative list of sectors and hot jobs that indicate growth. This is an invaluable tool for all UK recruitment specialists.

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The results of growth are divided into 5 major UK cities as summarised below:
  
In London, the sectors showing an increased demand for talent are:

  • IT Strategy and Planning Professionals
  • Finance and Investment Analyst/Advisers
  • Software Professionals
  • Primary and Nursery Education Teaching
  • Marketing and Sales Managers

The increase in jobs, in the above sectors over the next 3 years ranges from 3.5 to 4.9%.

In Manchester, the sectors showing an increased demand for talent are: 

  • Financial Managers and Chartered Secretaries
  • Security Guards and Related Occupations
  • Software Professionals
  • Office Managers
  • Nurses

The increase in jobs, in the above sectors over the next 3 years ranges from 2.6  to 4.6%.

In Birmingham, the sectors showing an increased demand for talent are:

  • Property, Housing and Land Managers
  • Managers in Construction
  • Solicitors and Lawyers, Judges and Coroners
  • Call Centre Agents/Operators
  • Housing and Welfare Officers

The increase of jobs in the above sectors over the next 3 years is set to rise from 4.2  to 9.1%

In Glasgow, the sectors showing an increased demand for talent are:

  • Property, Housing and Land Managers
  • Managers in Construction
  • Solicitors and Lawyers, Judges and Coroners
  • Call Centre Agents/Operators
  • Housing and Welfare Officers

The increase of jobs in the above sectors over the next 3 years is set to rise from 3.5 to  6.6%

Finally, In Leeds, the sectors showing an increased demand for talent are: 

  • Security Guards and Related Occupations
  • Financial Managers and Chartered Secretaries
  • Care Assistants and Home Carers
  • Office Managers
  • Information and Communication Technology Managers

The increase of jobs in the above sectors over the next 3 years is set to rise from 3.6  to 6.5%

It’s evident from the above data, that it’s not only the capital that is experiencing growth in the demand for talent.


This is a potential goldmine for the specialist recruiters.


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