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Arts and Graphic Design Sees over 40% Job Growth YoY


The UK labour market experienced a 15.1% growth in job vacancies in Q1 2016 YoY, despite economic concerns surrounding the EU referendum, a wavering steel industry and a weakened sterling. The news comes from CV-Library, which compared its job site data from Q1 2016 to data from Q1 2015.

Further confirming the strength of the labour market, CV-Library says job growth can be seen in a number of key sectors and across the UK, suggesting growth is not limited to one region or industry. The sectors and cities to experience the strongest job growth in Q1 2016 include:

Sector Job Growth City Job Growth
Arts / graphic design 43.1% Liverpool 34.8%
Social care 36.9% Edinburgh 25.4%
Education 35.3% Cardiff 22.9%
Legal 33.6% London 16.6%
Public sector 33% Hull 16.5%
Catering 26.9% Manchester 16.1%
Customer services 23.2% Leeds 15.6%
Distribution 23.1% Birmingham 11.8%
Marketing 21% Southampton 11.2%
Construction 20.9% Bristol 9.1%




Teri has over 14 year’s experience in and around the recruitment industry, working her way up from a Trainee Consultant for a large national agency to UK Country Manager for publishing business Recruitment International.

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