Labour Market Information
Labour market information tells you about the workplace or labour market. Labour market information describes the condition of the labour market, past and present, as well as future projections. It makes clear where work opportunities are increasing or decreasing, what occupations exist, what you need to study to become a professional in that occupation, what is required to take up an occupation, how one can find a job, change job or progress in a career.
LMI for All brings together existing national sources of high quality labour market information (LMI) that can inform people’s choices about their careers. After successfully completing its pilot stage, LMI for All has been given full project status.
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- iCould is a careers website which uses LMI for All to provide context alongside careers videos
- U-Explore provide careers guidance solutions for schools and colleges using LMI for All in Start
- SACU is an online source of careers information for young people, parents, teachers and careers advisors
- RCU Ltd. is a data dashboard which draws on LMI for All data and is designed to help inform curriculum design
Below is a snap shot of the Local Labour Market Information produced by the National Careers Service in April to June 2020.
Careerometer is a useful tool which enables you to compare working hours and average wages of job roles in the UK that you’re interested in pursuing.
How to use the Careerometer
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!