There’s nothing like starting off the year with some good news. The Global Recruiter published a report this week listing some areas of job growth in the UK economy. The report uses EMSI’s labour market data and was compiled by EMSI and CareerBuilder. It says that, in spite of the current economic doldrums, the healthcare sector, the IT sector and the sales and customer service sector have all seen strong growth.
The top jobs since 2009 identified by the survey in the healthcare sector were practice managers – with 4,964 jobs added since 2009 – undergoing a 25 per cent growth, physiotherapists – 7,718 jobs and 24 per cent growth and dental nurses with 8,622 jobs added – a growth of 20 per cent.
Within IT, strategy and planning professionals experience a 14 per cent growth in jobs, computer engineers, installation and maintenance professionals saw 3,210 jobs added, eight per cent growth with software professionals receiving an extra 20,154 jobs over that period of time.
Finally sales and customer service positions also fared well with 70 per cent growth for collector salespersons and credit agents, 23 per cent growth for call centre agents/operators and a five per cent increase – or 6,287 jobs in customer care.
It’s great to know that there is growth occurring in the economy. Read the whole article here.