Where will the all the jobs be in 2016? Hull, Dundee and Bristol
Hull, Dundee and Bristol all feature on the list of cities with highest job growth between January – October 2015. Surprisingly, however, London didn’t quite make the cut, indicating that employers are looking outside of the nation’s capital when setting up business.
The top 10 are as follows:
1. Liverpool – 45.2% job growth
2. Edinburgh – 43.3% job growth
3. Cardiff – 38% job growth
4. Hull – 34.1% job growth
5. Dundee – 33.8% job growth
6. Manchester – 31.3% job growth
7. Birmingham – 31% job growth
8. Leeds – 27.4% job growth
9. Glasgow – 23.4% job growth
10. Bristol – 23.3% job growth
Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library, explained, “The ongoing investment into cities outside of London continues to fuel job growth across the UK. It’s great to see stronger career opportunities emerging away from the capital and we expect this to continue into 2016.
"Areas such as Hull, where there are extensive plans for redevelopment and preparations for City of Culture 2017, are likely to experience significant job growth in the coming year.
“Councils need to have more control over decisions that affect their regions a devolution deal in this week’s autumn statement would definitely be a step in the right direction.”