Despite an employment boom, with more people working than ever before, the UK job market still has its winners and losers. Over the last few decades, there’s been a clear shift from the manufacturing Britain of old to the technology-focused one of the future.
- Real estate jobs are up 234% in the past 40 years, with over 500,000 real estate job vacancies available in the UK in 2018
- Science and technology job vacancies are up 208% since 1978, marking a significant shift from the manufacturing Britain of old, to the technology-focused one of the future
- More manual and labour intensive jobs such as mining and quarrying job vacancies are down 84%, along with manufacturing vacancies, which are down 59%, and electricity, gas and air conditioning suppliers down 41%