Get your head around the UK labour market and its implications for school leavers making decisions about careers or higher education. We look at skills shortages, links between pay, qualifications and employment, and gender differences.
Subjects such as medicine, maths, engineering, physics and chemistry are associated with good salaries, but much depends on the career you choose when you graduate.
Say goodbye to stereotypes. There are differences on average in the careers and educational paths that attract males and females but there’s no need to follow the herd.
Job market data can tell you about employment trends but not which careers you personally could succeed in. Here’s how to put labour market information in context.
Graduates tend to have higher earnings than workers whose highest qualifications are apprenticeships or A levels. However, this isn’t always the case.
Some jobs are better than others if you want employers fighting over you. We outline which types of workers are most in demand in the UK.
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