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Labour Market Information

Students need to understand what they are preparing themselves for and what next steps they might take. Comprehensive careers and labour market information allows all students the plan for their futures.


The Careerometer is a simple way for you to find out more about a specific industry and career. All you need to do is type in the job you’re interested in and then select it from the drop-down menu. You can then add more options to compare which route you would prefer to go down. You can find information on a variety of careers from engineering to public services, hair and beauty plus much more!

LMI Links 

Black Country Consortium 

Dedicated to ensuring young people are equipped with the LMI knowledge to succeed in the workplace, the Black Country Consortium provide a local LMI toolkit in which you can access which sectors are in demand in the city. This is the link to look at Wolverhampton trends, however, using the dropdowns this can be amended for areas all over the Black Country.  

Parent and Student LMI Booklet


Using Census data, this website provides information on Wolverhampton’s labour market trends.


National labour market information, the ONS can provide an overview of employment in the UK including the types of work available and the average earnings:

National Careers Service (NCS)

NCS can provide an A-Z of career profiles, with details including the average earnings, skills required and hours someone would work in that field. It also has skills assessments for those unsure about what career path they might be suited to.

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