Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information

What is Labour Market Information?

Facts, analysis or interpretation of data gathered about working, workplaces and people. For example:

  • Wages
  • Hours worked
  • Working patterns
  • Gender balance
  • Qualifications needed
  • Geographical locations
  • Occupations

What do you need to know about that for?


Knowing certain info makes decision making easier. It answers questions such as:

  • Will I need to go to university?
  • How much will I earn?
  • What would I do each day?
  • Where are most jobs in X, Y or Z located?
  • Which are the best Apprenticeships?
  • Which sectors are growing or shrinking in the UK?


Explore different occupations using the LMI for All Careerometer widget (Embed LMI for all widget that is already currently on the school website)

The widget can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations help of learn about different occupations and identify potential careers.

It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.

Simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.

Key sectors in the region

D2N2 has identified 8 key sectors where they are predicting growth these include:

  • Construction
  • Transport Equipment Manufacturing
  • Food and Drink Manufacturing
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Low Carbon
  • Visitor Economy
  • Life Sciences
  • Creative and Digital Industries

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