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CareerBuilder UK and EMSI Release Hot Jobs for 2014-2017

Employment and new jobs30 January 2014 – With the news of the improving economy, are you now considering finding a new job? Are you planning to do it in the next 12-24 months? CareerBuilder UK and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) compiled the ten hot jobs that are expected to grow over the next few years*.

“After years of struggling, Britain is trending toward a better job market in the New Year, a feeling expressed by the majority of CareerBuilder clients that we talk to regularly,” said Tony Roy, President of CareerBuilder EMEA. “According to CareerBuilder research, 68 per cent of employers say their business is in better financial shape than 12 months ago and a third plan to hire full-time employees in 2014. The growth in employment over the next three years will be in a variety of industries with varying educational levels, which bodes well for putting larger numbers of people back to work and ultimately reducing the unemployment rate.”

Among the jobs to watch out for over the next three years are:

1) Care Assistants and Home Carers

  • Projected employment in 2014: 825,698 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 3.4 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £7.91

2) Marketing and Sales Managers

  • Projected employment in 2014: 585,527 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 3.2 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £21.963) Nurses
  • Projected employment in 2014: 554,676 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 2.6 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £15.97

4) Retail and Wholesale Managers

  • Projected employment in 2014: 422,350 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 3.0 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £11.21

5) Educational Assistants

  • Projected employment in 2014: 488,318 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 2.6 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £8.29

6) Financial Managers and Chartered Secretaries

  • Projected employment in 2014: 281,150 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 4.3 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £28.90

7) Information and Communications Technology Managers

  • Projected employment in 2014: 326,429 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 3.6 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £24.57

8) Office Managers

  • Projected employment in 2014: 292,869 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 3.8 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £15.96

9) Primary & Nursery Education Teaching Professionals

  • Projected employment in 2014: 429,769 jobs
  • Projected increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 2.5 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £21.89

10) Software Professionals

  • Projected employment in 2014: 325,631 jobs
  • Percentage increase in jobs from 2014-2017: 3.1 per cent
  • Median hourly earnings: £19.31

*The list was based on occupations that are expected to increase their full-time employment figures the most through 2017 across Great Britain. EMSI projects this number by taking three linear regressions based on past trends and adjusting them to the Working Futures industry projections. These linear regressions are based on three segments of data that correspond to the last eight, five, and three years, respectively.

About EMSI 
Economic Modeling Specialists Intl., a CareerBuilder company, turns labor market data into useful information that helps organizations understand the connection between economies, people, and work. Using sound economic principles and good data, EMSI builds user-friendly services that help educational institutions, workforce planners, and regional developers build a better workforce and improve the economic conditions in their regions. For more information, visit www.economicmodelling.co.uk

About CareerBuilder.co.uk
CareerBuilder UK is one of the most visited online job sites in the United Kingdom. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc (NYSE: GCI), Tribune Company, and The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), CareerBuilder.co.uk powers the career centres for hundreds of UK sites that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences. CareerBuilder and its subsidiaries operate in the United States, Europe, South America, Canada and Asia. For more information, visit www.careerbuilder.co.uk.

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