Regional Trends Report: 2016 in Review

APSCo and Vacancysoft

February 2017

Key trends emerging out of the UK in 2016 include:

  • The number of vacancies in 2016 was very similar to 2015, with the year-on-year rise being under one percent.
  • Vacancies in the Financial Services sector were 19.1% lower than the previous year; Consumer Goods & Services had 14.4% more vacancies than in 2015.
  • Banking and accountancy/consultancy firms again dominated the top twenty list but most of them had significantly fewer vacancies in 2016.

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