Top 10 most desirable job roles in the UK

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As many as 54.5% of the nation’s professionals are unhappy in their current role, with a further 41.5% saying that they’re not working in their desired field.

The report, carried out by CV-Library, surveyed 1,100 UK workers asking them to vote for the job they would most like to do if there were no restrictions, such as qualifications and experience.

The results were as follows

1.   Teacher (18.3%)

2.   Designer (17.1%)

3.   Office Manager (16.8%)

4.   IT Technician (15%)

5.   Accountant (12.8%)

6.   Athlete (12.5%)

7.   Mechanical Engineer (12.3%)

8.   Recruiter (11.7%)

9.    Brand Manager (10.9%)

10. Journalist (10.7%)

Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library, commented on the recent findings, “It’s interesting to see that being a teacher came top of the list given the ongoing staff shortages in the industry right now. It’s also great to see that some of the more traditional occupations such as accountant, technician and recruiter made the list.

“With the introduction of new technologies and the ever-growing popularity of freelance work, it can often feel like some of the key professions such as healthcare are being disregarded. Instead, it’s clear that many workers are opting for online roles, such as brand manager, instead.”

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