Labour Market Information
Labour Market Information
What do we mean by labour market information?
In a nutshell, labour market information tells you about the local or national demand there
are for different skills and from different industries. Labour market information tells you:
Which jobs are likely to be easiest or hardest to find in your area.
Which are the big employers in different areas and which ones have jobs on offer.
What skills employers are looking for and which are in short supply.
How much you can expect to be paid in specific jobs.
What working conditions are like.
What qualifications will be most helpful if you want a certain career.
What the jobs of the future might look like and which jobs might disappear.
All of these factors can help to make a more informed decision about what career path to
What we do
Teach pupils how to find and process information. This will be delivered through PSHE, curriculum lessons, National Apprenticeship week and National Career Week.
Give students access to up-to-date information in a range of different formats, including online software packages. Once we are back in computer rooms we will be able to access the Start computer package to help our pupils to find out more about the local and national labour market. You can access Start at home and you don’t need to register, to access please click on this link Start
Offer the students first-hand information through encounters with employers and experiences of the workplace. Through the careers fair, Super Learning Days. School trips and Work Experience.
This page will be updated regularly with both national and local LMI
Where can you find labour market information?
It can be difficult to look for labour market but the websites below hold the information that
you may be interested in.
Careerometer Click on the Careerometer widget and add a
career that interests you.
National Careers Service Use explore careers to look up the average salary of
a certain career.
Discover Uni This is the official university LMI website, containing data from
various sources including earnings data and course satisfaction ratings.
Glass Door This is a job site but with a difference, it has information on salaries, company reviews and also examples of the interview questions
Will robots take my job? This site allows you to see the chance that a job will be
automated. Instead of advice on what jobs to do in the future, advice on what jobs not to do.
Local employers in the Lincolnshire area - Information about employers in the Lincolnshire area.
What industries are growing in Lincolnshire?
- Agri-food - Find out more
- Health and care - Find out more
- Low carbon - Find out more
- Manufacturing and Engineering - Find out more
- Ports and Logistics - Find out more
- Visitor Economy - Find out more
What industries are growing in Greater Cambridgeshire and Greater Peterborough areas
- ICT and telecommunications – employing nearly 50,000 individuals. Key businesses include ARM, the world’s premier semiconductor IP supplier and Autonomy.
- Biotech and life sciences – consisting of 600 companies including Napp Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, Bespak, Nestor and Medimmune. Hospitals including Addenbrooke’s, which is a university teaching hospital. Cambridge Biomedical Campus the home of the Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK and GlaxoSmithKline.
- Low carbon environmental goods and services – Peterborough is home to 335 companies and organisations with 6,000 jobs and a £600m turnover.
- Manufacturing, engineering and processing – Companies include Perkins which for 75 years has led the field in the design and manufacture of high performance diesel engines; BAe Systems; and Marshall Aerospace, one of Europe’s leading aerospace companies with extensive experience in aircraft design, aircraft manufacture and aircraft maintenance.
- Agriculture, food and drink – The University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing in Holbeach and the strong agricultural roots in the Fens has helped attract inward investment from across Europe achieving ground breaking initiatives in food technology. Key businesses include British Sugar, Mars UK Ltd, Premier Foods, Nestlé Purina, Bakkavor, and Produce World Group, all UK market leaders. A world renowned equine industry is located around Newmarket.
- Logistics – The GCGP area is home to a range of nationally important logistics operators including IKEA, Amazon, Tesco and Debenhams.
- Water and energy – Anglian Water, Britain’s largest water and waste utility with over 5m customers, and Cambridge Water companies are sector leaders and there is a commercial presence in the cities; with a range of major employers like Cummins Generator Technologies (Stamford) and significant bio-renewables production companies across the rural economy.
- Creative industries – Technology-based creative companies turn over more than £1billion per annum in the area. The key sub-sectors demonstrating significant national growth (publishing, software and computer gaming) are also the GCGP area’s most established creative industry clusters. Ten per cent of the UK’s computer games developers are within five miles of Cambridge city centre. Key businesses include: Bauer Media, Cambridge University Press, the BAFTA-winning Sony Computer Entertainment’s Cambridge Studio, Supreme Being (urban fashion) and Jagex whose ‘RuneScape’ is the world’s most popular, free massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
(The Greater Cambridgeshire and Greater Peterborough LEP accessed November 2020).