Labour Market information

Labour Market Information

The world of work is continually changing and you may wonder what future employment opportunities will look like. Looking at future trends, the area around you, and the different ways in which we work can help you to plan your future career.

What is the ‘labour market’?
Labour market information can tell you:

  • The number of people in certain types of jobs
  • What jobs and skills employers are looking for
  • Which industries are recruiting and where they are located
  • Growing or declining job areas and general employment trends

When thinking about your career ideas it is useful to consider what is happening in the labour market; consider what is happening around you and always have ‘back up’ ideas.

Take a look at the following links to find out more about employment trends and sector growth in Leicester, Leicestershire and the East Midlands:

  • World of Work Guide – Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) – labour market guide for young people. This booklet summarises different work sectors across the LLEP area, numbers of people employed in those areas, which jobs are in demand skills that employers value and suggested links to find out more about working in that sector.
  • The Leicester and Leicestershire Economy in 2022 – The new issue of the LLEP’s local Labour Market Profiles is now available, helping you to understand the local economy, containing information on job postings, unemployment and district analysis.
  • Labour Market Profile – Leicester – Information and data on Leicester’s resident population, employment and unemployment, economic inactivity, workless households, employment by occupation, qualifications, earnings by place of residence, out-of-work benefits, jobs (total jobs/employee jobs) and businesses.
  • LMI for All: Careerometer Widget:
    The widget can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations help of learn about different occupations and identify potential careers. It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.

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