How was the performance for vacancies across England and Wales in 2022? What were the regions dominating hiring? Which were the functions most in-demand? Which industries experienced uplifts, and which firms were the busiest? 

Written in partnership with APSCo, this report analyses the recruitment of professionals from different sectors within England and Wales. It observes the trends of the annual and monthly total, compares the busiest sectors, a breakdown of the most wanted roles, and the hiring activity of top firms.

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UK’s National Labour Market in 2022,

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Accounting & Finance – UK Finance Labour Market Trends Report, March 2024

Accounting & Finance – UK Finance Labour Market Trends Report, March 2024

When examining recruitment activity in the capital, the signs are positive. Indeed, there has been a 24.6% increase in recruitment within Commerce & Industry in 2024 compared to the monthly average of 2023, with increases in retail, media, and technology. In contrast, regional activity has yet to experience such an upturn, with aggregate vacancies down by 5.4% so far this year and Commerce & Industry experiencing a 5.7% drop specifically.

Tax – UK Legal Labour Market Trends, March 2024

Tax – UK Legal Labour Market Trends, March 2024

February saw Law firms post more vacancies for tax lawyers nationally than any other month over the prior two years. Furthermore, we expect a surge of 32.5% by the end of 2024. Factoring the regionalization happening within the sector, where the regions retain 80.5% of the national share, there has also been a noticeable shift in 2024 to date, with hiring in London on the rise.

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