London, UK – 18 December 2014:

An analysis on the growth trends in UK employment has been released by Indeed today. The company has sourced specific information around the number of job postings advertised across the UK at any given time, the jobs available within each industry, and which areas of the UK serve as employment hubs for various industries. Here are the results:

Top growth industries (month on month) – change compared to October 2014

  1. Education (up 3%)
  2. Real Estate (up 2%)
  3. Accounting (up 2%)
  4. Construction (up 1%)
  5. Financial services and banking (up 1%)

 Top growth industries (year on year) – change compared to November 2013

  1. Transportation (up 41%)
  2. Real Estate (up 40%)
  3. Construction (up 37%)
  4. Hospitality (up 32%)
  5. Manufacturing (up 24%)

 Key stats:

  • The education sector is the highest growing this month, with available jobs increasing by 23% since November 2013. However, clicks from job seekers has decreased 6% in the same time
  • Overall, the retail sector had the highest number of job postings in November 2014 as the need for Christmas workers continued, with 162,379 positions available, although overall job postings in the sector declined by 1% this month
  • Despite growing by 2%, the real estate sector had the lowest number of job postings this month with only 36,266 jobs advertised in November
  • The hospitality sector had the largest decline in job vacancies in November, shrinking by 5% since October