As part of the Government’s strategy on Careers it is recommended that information about the local economy and the local jobs market is displayed and made available to parents and students. Please find this information below.

National Careers Service Guide to the Labour Market in West Midlands

This guide is packed full of facts and figures about who works where in the area we live. The guide identifies key sectors and predicted trends to help you see what the future of work might look like for you. Click the link to read the full guide and use it to help inform decisions about your career path and study options.

View our guide here (PDF)

Labour Market Intelligence from the Black Country Skills Factory

Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) is vital in ensuring that careers advice and guidance (for both school pupils and adults) reflects an understanding of what business and jobs are available in the locality. LMI should give an understanding of the demographics of the locality as well as key sectors, job trends, key strategic businesses and what opportunities exist within the locality. Click the link below to see the most up-to-date information: