Labour Market Information

How often do we draw on our existing knowledge of jobs and careers without thinking about how work is evolving, what the new and emerging jobs are and which jobs will be in demand in the years to come? Of course, no one can predict the future but if some of the jobs available today weren’t around six years ago, we need to be preparing young people for the jobs that will be on offer to them as they enter their first few years in the world of work

Labour Market Information offers the facts and figures about current job markets e.g. data and statistics.  Without up-to-date labour market information (LMI) or labour market intelligence – the interpretation of labour market data and statistics which gives it more meaning – a young person cannot become ‘career-ready’. They won’t be able to make informed decisions about the jobs or training available to them when they leave education because they won’t be armed with all the information they need

 Students need to keep up to date with Labour Market Information in order to know:

  • What range of jobs exist
  • The skills in demand by employers
  • The pathways into jobs/future study
  • Earnings and job related data
  • Predicted trends
  • Changes in recruitment practices

LMI Support Information

LMI (West of England) by Sector

LMI Summary 2012-2022

Regional Information

Nomis - Official Labour Market Statistics

Sector Information