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Reflecting on 2023

A comprehensive overview of the UK job market

Explore the job market trends and analytics that shaped the UK job landscape in 2023

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A comprehensive overview of the UK job market in 2023:

In the ever-evolving landscape of the labor market, staying ahead requires a data-driven approach. Our latest analysis of the 2023 UK job market, powered by Textkernel’s Labor Market Insights solution, unveils critical trends that staffing and corporate HR leaders can leverage for strategic decision-making.

The year 2023 witnessed a dynamic shift in the UK job market. With over 9.8 million new jobs listed, the data, sourced from our Labor Market Insights solution, reflects a highly competitive and fast-paced environment.

Key findings in our analysis include:
Seasonal Trends: Specific months like February, May, and November marked high activity in job postings, aligning with seasonal hiring patterns.
In-Demand Professions and Skills: Support workers, teaching assistants, and customer service roles emerged as top professions. Additionally, skills like robust customer service and technical expertise in Microsoft Excel were highly sought after.
Salary Distribution: The salary landscape showed a concentration in the £20K – £25K range, highlighting a plethora of entry-level and mid-range positions.
Regional Job Distribution: England led with the highest number of job opportunities, followed by Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Decode the UK job market in 2024

Our Labor Market Insights tool offers the world’s largest and richest job database, featuring real-time and historical data across 15 key markets in North America, Europe, and APAC. Trusted by top staffing agencies, governments, and Fortune 500 companies worldwide, our tool empowers organizations with data for labor market analysis, skill demand tracking, and strategic planning.

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