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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.


February 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 183
2  (2) Oxford 143
3  (3) Reading 131
4  (4) Norwich 115
5  (5) Southampton 101
6  (6) Southend-on-Sea 99
7  (7) York 96
8  (8) Newcastle upon Tyne 80
9  (9) Bournemouth 75
10  (11) Bristol 72
11  (10) Nottingham 70
12  (13) Portsmouth 69
13  (12) London 67
14  (14) Northampton 63
15  (16) Coventry 58
16  (15) Leicester 58
17  (17) Birmingham 53
18  (18) Liverpool 50
19  (19) Swindon 50
20  (21) Glasgow 48
21  (20) Preston 48
22  (22) Edinburgh 47
23  (23) Derby 44
24  (24) Belfast 41
25  (25) Leeds 38
26  (26) Cardiff 37
27  (27) Stoke-on-Trent 37
28  (28) Sheffield 34
29  (30) Aberdeen 32
30  (29) Luton 31
31  (31) Walsall 30
32  (32) Kingston upon Hull 30
33  (33) Swansea 28
34  (34) Dudley 28
35  (35) Plymouth 27
36  (36) Wolverhampton 25
37  (37) Huddersfield 23
38  (38) Bradford 17
39  (39) Dundee 16
40  (40) Sunderland 12