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LMI fact of the month – top occupations

One of the objectives of The Skills Service is to improve the economic awareness of young people and increase their knowledge of the local labour market. We have access to a data tool which searches advertised job vacancies in real-time, providing crucial insights into the jobs and skills that are most in demand.

Each month, we will be publishing useful facts, beginning with the Top Occupations in 2015 for each of our geographical areas

Peterborough:

1 – Administration roles (1210 vacancies)
2 – Nurses (995)
3 – Programmers & software developers (928)
4 – Business sales executives (826)
5 – Customer services (669)
6 – Web designers & developers (590)
7 – IT user support technicians (541)
8 – Sales accounts & business development managers (509)
9 – IT business analysts, architects & system designers (486)
10 – Sales related occupations (484)

Fenland:

1 – Care workers & home carers (254)
2 – Nurses (189)
3 – Administration roles (140)
4 – Production managers & directors in manufacturing (93)
5 – Primary & nursery school teachers (85)
6 – Secondary school teachers (84)
7 – Large goods vehicle drivers (82)
8 – Welfare & housing association professionals (81)
9 – Other teaching & education professionals (76)
10 – Residential, day & domiciliary care managers (68)

Rutland:

1 – Administration roles (82)
2 – Chefs (74)
3 – Social workers (57)
4 – Nurses (51)
5 – Web designers & developers (48)
6 – Sales & retail assistants (37)
7 – Programmers & software development professionals (35)
8 – Vocational & industrial trainers (35)
9 – Care workers & home carers (35)
10 – Customer services (32)

King’s Lynn & West Norfolk: 

1 – Nurses (375)
2 – Care workers & home carers (194)
3 – Administration roles (193)
4 – Chefs (153)
5 – Medical practitioners (123)
6 – Business sales executives (111)
7 – Cleaners & domestics (94)
8 – Sales (82)
9 – Sales & retail assistants (81)
10 – Managers & directors in retail/wholesale (75)

Source: Data for this analysis has been extracted using Burning Glass Technologies, Labour Insight tool that collects real-time information from over 20,000 sources including job boards, newspapers and employer websites.

 

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