Engineering contributes significantly to the UK’s economy. Engineering UK reports a sector turnover of £1.2 trillion, representing 27% of GDP and an industry which employs in excess of 5.5 million people, yet it faces troubling skills shortages.
Our in-depth sector analysis explores the key trends affecting engineering, including:-
- The extent of the skills shortage – an extra 182,000 people are needed in the sector every year between now and 2022.
- The struggle to attract female talent – only 8% of engineering employees are women.
- The growing influence of the Internet of Things (IoT).
- Initiatives being taken to address the shortage of graduates. Double the current number are needed to meet demand.
We also offer strategies to transform hiring processes, including the creation of a diverse, transparent culture and reducing your time to hire.
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Previous sector reports are available to download below:-