Local Labour Market Information

Where will the opportunities of the future be?

Businesses across the city region have plans to create 100,000 jobs across the following sectors over the next 10 years.

SuperPort: Types of Jobs: Transport, Communications, Manufacturing, Finance. Supply Chain managers, Forklift Truck operators, Load Planners Visit www.skillsforlogistics.org/ for more information

Knowledge Economy - Types of Jobs: Life Sciences e.g. Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Creative and Digital Industries, Advanced Manufacturing, Financial and Professional Services.

Low Carbon Economy – Types of Jobs: Waste Management & Recycling, Renewable Energy, Energy Management, Micro generation, Environmental Consultancy.

Visitor Economy – Types of Jobs: Event Managers, Tourist Guides, Restaurant & Hotel Staff.

The Liverpool City Region is home to many leading international businesses such as: Jaguar LandRover, Unilever, Cammell Laird, Peel Group, Novartis, Prinovis, NSG Pilkington, Stobart Group, Shop Direct Group, Santander, Maersk, Atlantic Container Lines.

Liverpool Labour Market Information

Businesses across the city region have plans to create 100,000 jobs across the following sectors over the next 10 years.

Take note what the growing industries are in your City!

Take a look on company websites / Youtube / Twitter / Facebook / LinkedIn

SuperPort

Types of Jobs: Transport, Communications, Manufacturing, Finance. Supply Chain managers, Forklift Truck operators, Load Planners

Companies: Stobart Group, Atlantic Container Lines, Cammell Laird, Peel Group, Maersk, ACL, Bibby Group, Cargill, CMA CGM, Dong Energy, General Motors, Iberdrola, Ineos, Jaguar Land Rover, NSG Pilkington, QVC, Stobart, TJ Morris, Unipart, Unilever

Facts: Superport is an integrated cluster of logistics assets and expertise that will deliver faster, greener global market access for business to and from the northern UK and Ireland via an enlarged post-Panamax container port

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Health & Life Sciences

Types of Jobs: Life Sciences e.g. Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology

Companies: GSK, Seqirus, Eli Lilly and Actavis, RedXPharma, Liverpool chool of Tropical medicine,  Unilever, Nutricia, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medimmune, Novartis, Elanco (Eli-Lilly)  Actavis, Baxter,  Mast, Astra Zeneca, NHS

Facts: The region is a global hub for R&D and biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

The Life Sciences sector is a fast-paced, important, high value and long-established part of Liverpool City Region's Knowledge Economy. It has been estimated that the sector contributes over £170 million per annum to the local economy and is responsible for between 6,000-10,000 jobs Higher Education Institution Student Numbers
University of Chester 5,800
Edge H
8,028
Total3 28,264

Science and Technology students at university serving the city region
University of Chester – 5,800 students
Edge Hil University – 6,498 students
Liverpool John Moores University – 7,938 students
University of Liverpool – 8,028 students
Total – 28,264 students

Training: Liverpool Life Science UTC, Cogent, University of Liverpool

Research

Advanced Manufacturing

Types of Jobs: Integration, Augmented Reality, Additive Manufacturing, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Autonomous Systems and Automation

Companies: Jaguar Land Rover, Unilever, Pilkington, Ineos and Astra Zeneca alongside Getrag, Johnson Controls, ABB as well as innovative SME's, engineering and fabrication companies. Cammell Laird, Chargepoint, Dairy Crest, General Motors, Ineos Chlor Vinyls, Nutricia, Pilkington, Unilever, United Biscuits

Facts:  Manufacturing has always been at the heart of the Liverpool City Region's economy. Whether it was our excellence in ship-building that created our international maritime heritage or our current world-leading position in chemicals, vaccines or pharmaceuticals or in the production of the world's best motor vehicles, Liverpool City Region has always punched above its weight in terms of industrial excellence.

Research: Sensor City Liverpool / Virtual Engineering Center Liverpool / The Manufacturing Institute / TTE / Tomorrows Engineers / SEMTA /

Training: North West Training Council /  City of Liverpool College / TTE / The Engineering College - Birkenhead.

Financial and Professional Services

Types of Jobs: Banking, Accountancy, Pension and Life Assurance, Legal, Administration and Management, Built Environment Consultancy

Companies: Pershing, TATA Consultancy Services, Arvato, Bank of New York, Ernst and Young, KMPG, Royal Sun Alliance, Rathbones, Weightmans, Barlaycard, Santander, and Deutsche Bank, PwC, Grant Thornton, Mazars, Brabners, DLA Piper, DWF, Hill Dickinson, ARUP, Carmichael Architects

Facts: The North West is considered to have one of the country's strongest Financial and Professional Services sectors outside of London

Training: Kaplan / City of Liverpool College / Liverpool Chamber of Commerce / Liverpool John Moores University

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Low Carbon Economy

Types of Jobs: Waste Management & Recycling, Renewable Energy inc wind/wave & tidal/solar, Energy Management, Environmental Consultancy, Waste management, Pollution management, Nuclear Power, Green deal assessor, Glazer, smart meter installation, Civil Engineering, Mechancal Engineering, Marine Technology, Bio Engineering.

Companies:

Cammell Laird , Veolia, Crown Estates, h2energy, Local Solar Ltd, Kier, Peel Energy, AECom, AMEC, Mouchel, Mott McDonald, EnvironUK Ltd, Atkins, Bidwells, Black & Veatch,

Facts: Liverpool City Region's coastal location and low carbon and energy business capabilities mean it is in a strong position to capture and realise the job growth potential from a low carbon economy. The Low Carbon sector contributes over £2bn to the City Region's economy employing over 22,000 people in 1,400 companies.

Research: The National Skills Academies (NSA) / Renewable UK

Training: Hugh Baird College / The Engineering College / TTE / NWTC / City of Liverpool College / John Moores University / University of Liverpool

Visitor Economy

Types of Jobs: Event Managers, Tourist Guides, Restaurant & Hotel Staff.Cabin Crew, Travel Services, Event Management, Customer Services, Languages, Retail, Catering, Hospitality

Employers: Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool & Everton Football Clubs, Hilton, Crown Plaza, Travel Lodge, Merseytravel, BT Convention Ctr, Echo Arena, Museums,

Facts: The Visitor Economy, worth £4bn and supporting over 50,000 jobs, continues to develop as a major growth sector bringing both economic benefits and reputational advantage to the City Region.

Training: Hugh Baird College / City of Liverpool College

Creative and Digital Industry

Types of Jobs: Programming, Telecommunications, TV Production, Advertising, Publishing, Graphic Design, Web Design, Game Design, Computing, Architecture,  Music/Performace, Digital FX , Animation, Cyber Technology, Software development. Mobile Technology.

Companies: IBM, Data direct networks, NHS, Tech-X, Ripple Effect, Digitalconfig, Liverpool Empire, FACT, Elephant Digital,

Facts: Liverpool's creative industries are growing and expanding fast. Across the city-region there is an eclectic creative and digital community filled with 6800 businesses. This includes SMEs, freelancers, large corporate firms and sole traders, employing more than 48,000 people.

Training: City of Liverpool College, Liverpool Media Academy. The Studio UTC, LJMU

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