Christmas Job Trends in the UK 2017

As Christmas is almost here, many of you will be probably looking for a job related to these special days. Christmas always represents an opportunity to get a job, since brands create campaigns and a bigger workforce is required. Either if you are a student looking for earning some money or you just want to get more experience, retail, customer service or logistics are growing sectors which have plenty of vacancies waiting for you. So, in order to help you achieving this aim we have summarised some relevant information of the Christmas Job Trends 2017*. Read on and start the New Year with some dosh in your pocket. Edinburgh-Christmas-Market During the last three months, 4,129 job vacancies related to Christmas were published in the UK and 2,706 of them were published just in the last month. As we can see in the following chart the number of job vacancies has dramatically increased in the last trimester. Christmas-job-trends-UK-2017-market_overviewAs expected, the department stores, Debenhams leads the top companies publishing offers. This is not surprising given that families will spend a lot of time in places like this. In the second place, Pizza Hut has published the second highest amount of job vacancies to increase its staff during Christmas. Can anyone imagine how many tons of pizza will be devoured in these weeks? Besides, the giant Kleeneze falls into the 3rd position with a similar number of vacancies to Pizza Hut.


October 2017

shopping-mall-Christmas-job-trends Moving on to the job titles, Christmas Catalogue Distributors & Team Leaders, Temporary Christmas Sales Associate and Customer Sales Representative for Nikon are the top ones for Christmas, while Father Christmas and Elves are not even included in the top ten. (Sorry Santa!)


October 2017

santa-claus-Christmas-Job-Trends Lastly, the good news is that job vacancies for Christmas have increased overall a 29.6% compared to the last year and among them, those with a salary range of £20K-£40K have grown a 470%! So, although these jobs tend to be low paid, we may see some improvements in the future.

From JobisJob we wish you all the best for your job hunt!

*Source: Job Market Insights

Alfonso for JobisJob

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