Independent UK job site CV-Library says the 19.9% increase from February is a sign that business confidence remains high in the city. Tony McDonough reports.
Job vacancies increased by almost a fifth month-on-month in Liverpool in March – the biggest rise of any UK city.
That’s according to independent UK job site CV-Library which says the 19.9% increase from February is a sign that business confidence remains high.
Its study analysed job market activity across the UK, and revealed that job applications in Liverpool rose by 11.4%.
The top 10 locations for vacancy growth in the UK are:
1. Liverpool (19.9%)
2. Brighton (18.8%)
3. Birmingham (14.8%)
4. Sheffield (13.7%)
5. Leeds (13%)
6. Manchester (12.8%)
7. Bristol (12.5%)
8. London (12%)
9. Glasgow (11.2%)
10. Cardiff (11%)
Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library, said: “It’s great to see that business confidence is keeping strong in Liverpool and the promising rise in job numbers is particularly good news for candidates looking for new opportunities.
“With spring now upon us, this could be the perfect time to freshen up your career.
“Furthermore, salaries in Liverpool saw a slight dip of 1% last month, yet this has clearly not deterred the very active candidate base in the city.”