UK labour market tracker 1-30th June 2021

Data from Labour Insight


There were 854,251 jobs posted online in June (% change from May +4.1%)

Most in demand occupations – total jobs posted (% change from May):

  • Software developer / engineer 33,707 (+6.3%)
  • Office / Admin assistant 23,962 (+2.4%)
  • Project Manager 19,962 (+5.8%)

Top employers – total jobs posted – employers with the most job vacancies advertised (Change from May)

  • NHS 32,417 (+1.6%)
  • Whitbread 1,983 (+21.1%)
  • Scottish Ambulance Service 1,966 (+73.4%)

Top employment regions – number of jobs advertised in the following regions (Change from May):

  • Greater London 132,814 (+1.5%)
  • South East 124,789 (+6.3%)
  • North West 81,811 (+5.5%)

Average advertised salary (Change from May): £35,900 (-0.3%)

In demand skills. Jobs specifying the following baseline skills (Change from May):

  • Communication skills 198,168 (+4.9%)
  • Organisational skills 92,022 (+4.6%)
  • Planning 80,560 (+1.7%)

Data from Labour Insight – 1st-30th June 2021.

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Most in-demand occupations May 2021:

Top occupations May

 Top employers May 2021:

Top employers May

Top employment regions May 2021:

Top employment regions

Most requested baseline employment skills May​ 2021:

Top skills in demand

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