The second wave of the coronavirus and the new restrictive measures are creating confusion and uncertainties in the job market. To combat that, your job search now has to be more accurate than ever before, based on job trends and data.
So don’t miss out on the opportunities that are emerging out there.
There’s still hope
While many jobs in the catering and hospitality sectors have been destroyed, some Health and Social Services positions are booming, followed by other industries like Logistics, Construction, and Education.
The powerful Job Market Insights tool based on big data allows us to discover the hottest job trends and the positions that are growing the most despite the crisis.
We have analysed the highest variations among the most in-demand job titles in the last six months compared to the same semester of 2019.
Healthcare and Social Services
Understandably, the Healthcare and Social Services job categories encompass most of the positions on the list due to the pandemic expansion.
All the nursing staff subcategories have experienced significant growth, including:
Logistics and Distribution
The restriction measures and new consumption patterns have created a higher demand for logistic services. Distribution companies are now hiring more staff. Here is the list of the most in need positions in this sector:
- Multidrop delivery drivers
- Customer delivery drivers (60% increase)
- HGV / LGV Class 1 drivers (+40%)
- Trainee HGV drivers
- Delivery managers
- Parcel sorters
While the whole job sector has experienced a relevant fall in new job offers, some specialties have grown. The biggest increase was observed for the following positions:
More job trends in other sectors
If you are searching for a position in Finance, take a look at mortgage advisor jobs, as we have observed more demand for professionals there.
Job trends in this article reflect the variation of job offers posted in the UK between March and September 2020 compared to the same period of 2019. Data was provided by Job Market Insights, the number one big data tool for the recruitment industry. Find more on www.jobmarketinsights.com.