How well do you know your local labour market?

We’ve partnered with Emsi UK, the labour market analysts, to provide our members with job stats for each LEP in England, and Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Whether you are looking to diversify, specialise in certain sectors or expand into new territories, we hope this data will help you to have strategic conversations with clients about the trends affecting your local area. 


See the full report for Wales   


  • Wales has added 51,000 jobs in the ten years since the start of the last recession. 
  • 3,300 jobs were added in 2018, with the fastest job creation occurring in Cardiff. 
  • One of the stand-out features in 2015-2018 has been the creation of jobs in information and communication. 
  • Human health and social work activities was the largest sector employer in 2018.

JOBS GROWTH, 2013-2018

Wales: 6%

UK average: 9%

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