Gross weekly earnings for people living in Calderdale and Kirklees - median (middle)
All female full-time workers living in:
All male full-time workers living in:
Source: NOMIS Labour Market Profile December 2016.
Apprentices* under 19 and apprentices aged 19 or over and in the first year of an apprenticeship get an apprentice National Minimum Wage of £3.50 an hour.
NB The next national minimum wage change will be in April 2018
Page updated April 2017
This may turn out to be untrue BUT what is true is ...
ALL job sectors are changing and jobs in them are changing too
New jobs are appearing and other jobs are going:
More employers need people who are prepared to do some training to develop higher level skills, so many entry level jobs are apprenticeships or traineeships. There are fewer jobs without training.
It's important for you to:
It's important to keep your skills up to date and for you to learn new skills throughout your working life. Check out job profiles on the National Careers Service website
Technology isn't reducing the number of jobs but there are more part-time, temporary and 'zero hours' jobs
Page updated March 2017
Find out more, see the fact sheets on the Leeds City Region jobs intelligence website.
Between 2010 and 2015:
Between 2015 and 2020, the following sectors are expected to see the number of people employed grow. Below the number of EXTRA jobs is shown below for the top eight sectors:
ALL sectors will have job vacancies
Page updated April 2016
Sources: Leeds City Region
Our advisers can help you find ways of identifying your skills and learning more, such as:
If you've left school or college and think you don't have many skills, you can try the following at a local training centre:
|Construction||Dry stone walling||First aid||Gardening|
|Hair & beauty||IT||Music/DJ||Photography|
|Radio||Retail sales||Sports leadership||Woodworking skills|
- improve your maths and English too
- and if you want, learn to run your own business
Page updated October 2016