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Job Postings Per Capita

For the 40 most populous metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom.
The bigger the dot, the more job postings per capita.
To discover which cities have the most competition for job vacancies view our Job Market Competition rankings.


January 2017 Rankings

40 most populous metro areas ranked by job postings per capita.
Rank (Last Qtr Rank) Metropolitan Area Job Postings Per 1000 People
1  (1) Manchester 174
2  (2) Oxford 140
3  (3) Reading 125
4  (4) Norwich 108
5  (5) Southampton 96
6  (6) Southend-on-Sea 94
7  (7) York 92
8  (8) Newcastle upon Tyne 81
9  (9) Bournemouth 72
10  (10) Nottingham 68
11  (11) Bristol 67
12  (12) London 65
13  (14) Portsmouth 63
14  (13) Northampton 61
15  (15) Leicester 56
16  (16) Coventry 55
17  (17) Birmingham 50
18  (18) Liverpool 48
19  (20) Swindon 48
20  (19) Preston 48
21  (21) Glasgow 45
22  (22) Edinburgh 45
23  (24) Derby 42
24  (23) Belfast 41
25  (27) Leeds 38
26  (26) Cardiff 37
27  (25) Stoke-on-Trent 37
28  (28) Sheffield 34
29  (29) Luton 32
30  (30) Aberdeen 31
31  (31) Walsall 29
32  (33) Kingston upon Hull 28
33  (32) Swansea 28
34  (34) Dudley 26
35  (36) Plymouth 25
36  (35) Wolverhampton 24
37  (37) Huddersfield 24
38  (38) Bradford 17
39  (39) Dundee 16
40  (40) Sunderland 11