Automotive Labour Market Briefing May 2024

Automotive Occupation

The Motor Trades sector has consistently held the highest vacancy rates in the UK for the past two months, sharing this position with the Hospitality sector. 

This trend highlights significant recruitment challenges in the automotive sector, exacerbated by a slow recovery post-pandemic and a noticeable decline in job postings. The persistent high vacancy rates, coupled with decreasing job advertisements, underscore the sector's struggle to attract and retain talent, despite competitive salary increases.

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