Tech Within Consumer Goods & Services – UK Tech Labour Market Trends, March 2023
2022 was a great year for Tech within Consumer Goods & Services, but what roles in the sector proved to be the most popular in this terrific year for vacancies?
Have you been wondering where to focus your attention in this ever-changing economy? Look no further than the booming retail industry. In this report written in partnership with Robert Walters, we take an in-depth look into Tech recruitment trends within the world of Consumer Goods & Services.
From the most popular skills in demand, regional breakdowns and performance by sector, this report offers unparalleled insights that will give you an overview of the market like never before.
Key Findings Include:
1. East Midlands was the region experiencing the greatest year-on-year uplift, with vacancies increasing 35% compared to 2021
2. Within consumer goods and services, Retail remains the largest area of recruitment for IT, however, is shrinking, down from 38.4% of all vacancies in the industry in 2020 to 34.6% this year so far
3. Software Engineering was fastest-growing IT role, up 29.4% on 2021, followed by IT Management (25.2%)
The retail industry is a promising area for you as Tech recruiters to focus on, with the fastest-growing IT roles being in software engineering and IT management. This report outlines hotspots like this that you can use towards your own recruitment strategy, using these insights to help you make informed decisions going forward.