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Latest findings have revealed that September saw standout growth in the number of vacancies reported across the UK.

The research, carried out by CV-Library, reported a 9.8% growth in new job opportunities, with key sectors being found in retail (11.6%), legal (11.3%) and agriculture (10.2%) industries.

The top 10 cities with the most job growth include: Glasgow (41.4%), Sheffield (34.4%), Brighton (32.5%), Cardiff (29.7%), Manchester (25.4%), Birmingham (22.6%), Hull (21.9%), Leeds (13.4%), Edinburgh (7.6%) and Liverpool (6.7%).

Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library commented on these latest findings, “It’s great to see that business confidence is high, especially given ongoing uncertainty across the UK.”

He added, “September is always a busier month for recruitment, as many businesses get back into the swing of things post-summer and it’s clear that organisations are determined to keep the economy moving by taking on more talent. Job hunters should act fast to take advantage of such solid career opportunities, especially as the labour market looks set to pick up the pace in the remaining part of the year.”

Daniele Cantello is an Contract Manager for Contractor Umbrella Ltd, one of the UK’s Most Respected Umbrella Companies. Learn more about Daniele on Google.

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