Professional roles in Manchester increase by 67%

Vacancies for professional roles in Manchester have risen by 67% in the first quarter of 2017 as uncertainty over the impact of Brexit appears to be diminishing.

Compared to this time last year, the number of IT roles in the city has doubled, outstripping the growth seen in London as confidence increases across Manchester employers.

In addition to the surge in IT jobs, supply chain and procurement vacancies in the north-west region in Q1 2017 have also seen a significant increase, with jobs up 79% year-on-year.

Chris Poole, MD of professional recruitment consultancy Robert Walters in Manchester said, “Aside from the technology sector, broader demand for HR and business support professionals can also be seen as positive signs, as employers look to recruit professionals in these fields to support wider business growth and rising headcounts.”

As the level of professional roles increase in Manchester, so does the need for high quality city centre apartments. This surge in professional roles promises to be a boon for the Manchester buy-to-let market.

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8 May 2017
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