How are vacancies for tax professionals faring amidst the recent political and economic challenges? What are the sectors most in-demand? Which regions are growing, and which firms are experiencing the fastest growth in England and Wales? Download our new report to find out.
Written in partnership with Morgan McKinley, this report analyses the recruitment of tax professionals within and outside the UK’s Accounting sector. It observes the annual and monthly totals trends, compares the most wanted sectors, a regional breakdown of recruitment, and the hiring activity of top firms.
Key findings include:
- Vacancies show consistency rather than buoyant growth throughout 2022
- London is the dominant hirer for the Tax Division and all Accountancy outside Tax
- The Banking sector is the most sought-after for tax vacancies in 2022
- The Kier Group tops the table with the biggest numbers year-to-date
- The Big Four is present with PwC, which takes the runner-up within Accountancy
To discover more insights and trends for the UK’s labour market, download the report now!
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.