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Jobs Market March 2023

According to jobs search engine Adzuna the average salary nationwide for Maintenance Engineers is £38,830, down from £39,114 in December 2022. Locally average Maintenance Engineer salaries are £38,329 in the West Midlands, £38,004 in Staffordshire, £39,874 in Shropshire and £43,193 in Warwickshire.  

  

The average Service Engineer salary is £38,866 nationally. This will vary depending on industry, for example the average CNC Service Engineer salary is £37,969 and £33,128 for forklift service engineers.  

  

Source https://www.adzuna.co.uk/ correct as of 7th March 2023 

In the latest release from The Office for National Statistics for vacancies and jobs in the UK the key findings are: 

  • The number of vacancies in November 2022 to January 2023 was 1,134,000, which is a decrease of 76,000 from August to October 2022. 

  • Quarterly growth fell for the seventh consecutive period to negative 6.3% in November 2022 to January 2023, with vacancies falling in 16 out of 18 industry sectors. 

  • In November 2022 to January 2023, total vacancies were down by 135,000 from the level of a year ago, although they remained 338,000 above their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) January to March 2020 levels. 

 

Source https://www.ons.gov.uk/ correct as of 7th March 2023 

 

A survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) published in February 2023 reported 82% of the 5,600 firms surveyed across all sectors reported difficulties in recruiting. In the manufacturing sector this was 85%, second only to hospitality (87%) with 73% of companies facing difficulties in finding skilled technical workers. 

 

Source https://www.britishchambers.org.uk/ 

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