Our region 

Why work in West Yorkshire?

West Yorkshire is home to some of the UK's leading industries and is an international leader in digital technology, healthcare innovation and advanced manufacturing and engineering.

It's a job-seeker's market in West Yorkshire, with a record level of vacancies across the region in a range of sectors in 2022, including hospitality, construction and manufacturing. 

Our strong road, rail and air links to the rest of the country and beyond mean we're ideally placed for trade and business. We're also home to the largest cluster of higher education institutions outside London, with globally-tanked universities training the skilled graduates of tomorrow. 

West Yorkshire's Labour Market

Whether you're interested in changing jobs, gaining new skills or preparing for your future career, understanding local labour market information is a great way to start.

Find out about which sectors are predicted to grow, where the vacancies are and what skills you need to meet demand in your local area.

LMI Report 2022

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