How are vacancies faring in the South amidst the ongoing skills shortage and the salary war? Which regions are experiencing the biggest uplifts? Which industries and firms have increased their hiring levels of these professionals? Download our new report to find out.
Written in partnership with APSCo, this report reviews recruitment trends for jobs in the Southern regions of England. It compares the annual and monthly totals trends, observes the regions where recruitment is rising, breaks down the performance by industries, and analyses the hiring activity of the top firms.
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Looking at this year by business quarter, we can see that there was a 6.8% increase in legal vacancies across commerce and industry in Q3 compared to Q2, which bodes well for the remainder of the year. Q4 is typically the busiest quarter of the year for vacancies overall, so we would expect to see that translate into vacancies for legal counsel. This is according to the latest UK Legal Labour Market Trends report by Search, and labour market data analysts Vacancysoft.
When analyzing trends in Med Tech, we see 2023 is set to witness a substantial 27.9% increase in vacancies compared to 2019, indicating steady and robust growth. Similarly, in 2023, scientific jobs are projected to represent a 21.2% share of all vacancies, marking a notable improvement compared to the 14.2% share recorded in 2022, according to the latest Life Sciences Labour Market Trends report by CPL and market data analysts Vacancysoft.
Comparing the South’s professional vacancies to the National total, while England and Wales as a whole are predicted to see a decrease, the South as a region could increase its market share, potentially reaching 29.8% in 2023 according to APSCo and labour market data analysts Vacancysoft.