Posted on February 11, 2019

State of the UK Online Labour Market – 2018 Year Analysis

Textkernel’s recent year analysis of the UK Job market revealed 9,265,785 unique jobs posted on non-government sites.

The data used for this report comes from Jobfeed, Textkernel’s searchable job database for lead generation, competitive insights and labour market analysis.

Key Highlights:

  • There were 1.67% fewer jobs posted in 2018 when compared with 2017
  • Sales and Trading experienced the largest movement, dropping by 1.49%
  • Customer Service Agent has taken the top professional spot over Nurse, reflecting strong growth in the Administration and Customer Service category
  • Nurse, Sales Manager and Trainee all peak in number of posting during Q2 of 2017, after which they decline through to the end of 2018
  • Large retail store chains including TESCO, Asda Stores and Sainsbury’s are in the top 5 direct employers by number of online postings

The full report contains even more insight and can be downloaded here.

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