North East / Yorkshire & Humber – UK Regional Labour Market Trends, April 2021
APSCo & Vacancysoft
Written in partnership with APSCo, this report presents labour market trends from the North East and Yorkshire & Humber.
It analyses vacancy levels across both regions in 2020 and the first months of 2021; reviews recruitment for professionals in key cities and sectors; compares hiring across specific roles and specialisms; and reviews the activity of the biggest firms in this part of the UK. Key findings include:
- Professional vacancies in NE/Y&H combined dropped by 24.4% year-on-year
- In Leeds, the city with the most vacancies, the retail sector dominated
- Tech companies led overall hiring in Newcastle, while in Sheffield real estate/construction took top spot in 2021
- Claranet (Leeds), Ubisoft (Newcastle) and LEGO (Sheffield) published the most vacancies in 2020
Download our report for more recruitment insights and trends in the North East and Yorkshire & Humber.