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SimplyHired.co.uk UK April 2011 Job Trends Report

SimplyHired.co.uk UK April 2011 Job Trends Report

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April 2011 UK employment trends
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Published by: Simply Hired on May 10, 2011
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Annie Klein(020) 8432 4686SimplyHiredUK@schwartzcomm.com
U.K. Employment Trends Report
April 2011
U.K. Employment Trends Report
|April 2011Simply Hired, Inc.|
U.K. Nationwide and Regional Outlook
UK sees incremental decrease in job vacancies.
“The UK’s manufacturing sector experienceda seven-month low in April,” said Gautam Godhwani, CEO of SimplyHired.com. “This slowdown,combined with the Easter and Royal Wedding holidays, contributed to a 1.5% decrease in jobvacancies across the country.”
Swansea, Belfast, Aberdeen experience high job growth.
The top cities for job creation inApril were all outside of England, with Swansea showing the highest rate of job growth at 18.9%.Belfast, at 16.2% growth, and Aberdeen, at 14.5% growth, followed closely behind.
Brighton job vacancies drop more than 30%.
Despite Britain’s early summer and record hightemperatures during the month of April, summer hot spot Brighton did not see a correspondingincrease in seasonal jobs. The city saw the largest decrease in job vacancies at 31.2%.
Job Vacancies, Nationwide
(from March 2011)
U.K. Employment Trends Report
|April 2011Simply Hired, Inc.|
1London (ENG)0.4%2Birmingham (ENG)3.0%3Glasgow (Scot)-6.9%4Liverpool (ENG)5.5%5Leeds (ENG)-12.6%6Sheeld (ENG)2.2%7Edinburgh (Scot)3.6%8Bristol (ENG)-13.1%9Manchester (ENG)-1.3%10Leicester (ENG)2.1%11Coventry (ENG)5.6%12Bradord (ENG)-24.2%13Cardi(Wales)3.7%14Belast (NIR)16.2%15Newcastle upon Tyne (ENG)1.2%16Stoke-on-Trent (ENG)7.0%17Wolverhampton (ENG)2.2%18Nottingham (ENG)-9.9%19Plymouth (ENG)1.9%20Southampton (ENG)2.7%21Reading (ENG)-0.2%22Derby (ENG)4.6%23Aberdeen (Scot)14.5%24Dudley (ENG)3.9%25Northampton (ENG)-1.6%
Job Vacancies by Regional Area
(ranked by Population)
Number of job vacancies listed on SimplyHired.co.uk in the top 50 regional areas
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