UK jobs market has a spring in its step

Posted on Monday, March 11th, 2013 by

The UK jobs market continues to go from strength to strength after a month of record growth, according to the latest Reed Job Index. The largest monthly measure of conditions and trends in employment opportunities in the UK now stands at 155 – its highest level since the index began in 2009 and 10% higher than its previous best of 141 in May 2012. February saw over 12% month on month growth in new job opportunities, the third highest monthly surge ever recorded, with 31 out of the 33 sectors measuring stronger than in January. Indeed an impressive 6 out of ten sectors grew by more than 10% month on month.