The UK job market
ALL job sectors will be recruiting ...
... because many people will be retiring and some will change jobs
Job growth includes:
*Source: Calderdale Employment and Skills Board March 2019
|Find out what the key UK trends are in 15 different job sectors - click on the individual sectors to download an infographic about jobs and earnings, regional hotspots for that sector, and data about the top 10 occupations.
Source: Emsi economic modelling, updated April 2018.
Job losses include:
Top 10 occupations expected to recruit the most people by 2024:
- Managers and directors, such as chief executives, production managers - 1.89m
- Caring and personal services, such as care workers, nursing auxiliaries - 1.47m
- Elementary administration and service jobs, such as security guards, cleaners, shelf fillers, bar staff - 1.37m
- Business and public service associate professionals, such as accounting technicians, insurance underwriters - 1.3m
- Business, media and public service professionals, such as lawyers, accountants, surveyors - 1.04m
- Administrative jobs, such as finance officers, pensions and insurance clerks, sales administrators - 1.04m
- Teaching and education professionals - 920,000
- Health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, radiographers, pharmacists - 795,000
- Science, research, engineering and technology professionals, such as engineers, chemists, IT professionals - 747,000
- Sales - 639,000
All jobs sectors will be recruiting due to people retiring or changing jobs. The number of jobs in the UK is expected to grow each year by around 0.5%. Start by searching for local vacancies
The number of jobs in occupations that need a high level qualification, such as a degree or technician level qualification, is expected to continue growing but more slowly than between 2004 and 2014.
Sources: UKCES: Working Futures 2014 to 2024; April 2016
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