Employment Facts & Statistics Of 2019

Employment Facts & Statistics Of 2019

2019 has come to an end and we’re now in the new year. Now we have entered 2020, we thought this would be a good opportunity to look back at the last year.

As a recruitment agency, we like to stay on top of employment news, trends and the latest facts and information. We’ve delved into the analytics and pulled out some of the most interesting facts and statistics. We’ll take a look at which job roles are the most popular, which locations get the most applications and more.

In this blog, we take a look at employment throughout 2019 and take a deep dive into the job statistics.


The Best Jobs Of 2019

Glassdoor recently released their list of the 25 best jobs in the UK for 2019. The report attempts to calculate the best jobs by looking at the median base salary, job satisfaction rates and the number of positions available for that job.

According to Glassdoor, the best jobs across the whole UK of 2019 are as follows;

  1. Audit Manager with a median base salary of £52,000, a job satisfaction rating of 4.5/5 and over 1000 available positions.
  2. Finance Manager with a median base salary of £60,000, a job satisfaction rating of 3.8/5 and over 2000 positions available.
  3. Marketing Manager with a median base salary of £42,500, a job satisfaction rating of 3.9/5 and over 1900 open positions.
  4. Product Manager with a median base salary of £52,000, a job satisfaction rating of 3.8/5 and over 1600 open positions.
  5. Sales Manager with a median base salary of £42,000, a job satisfaction rating of 3.8/5 and over 2700 open positions.

We can see there’s an increasing demand for managerial positions, in fact, 8 of the top 10 jobs in Glassdoor’s report are for managerial roles. At Prestige, we regularly have vacancies available for different managerial roles across a wide range of industries. You can see our available managerial roles here.


The Best City To Work In 2019

The UK is full of great cities with plenty of job opportunities for every industry. According to a survey by Agency Central, the Yorkshire and The Humber region is 5th in the number of jobs. This means you can find the job you want, in your industry right at our doorstep.

In fact, in 2019, Hull was named in a list of the top 10 improved cities for economic well being. So if you’re looking to start your career, or find a new job this year, why not look at our job listings for Hull? We also provide a wide variety of jobs in and around Norwich, Leeds or Huddersfield.


Employment with Prestige Recruitment

At Prestige, we’re 100% committed to supporting our candidates. offering an ethical, professional recruitment service from the moment they step through our door.

Additional information about the way we work, our industry accreditations, awards and association memberships can be found at https://www.prestige-recruitment.com/about-us

Alternatively, for more about how we can help you find your next employees, please contact your local Prestige Recruitment office in Hull, Norwich, Leeds or Huddersfield.


Posted: Thu 30 Jan 2020
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