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Job trends in Islington

In Islington, most employers are small private businesses on a single site

There are over 18,000 businesses in Islington. Most of these employ between 1 and 9 people, but there are 100 businesses and organisations that employ over 250 people. Nearly 15,000 new businesses were started since 2017.

Check out the latest job market trends for January 2020 from the National Careers Service

The top business sectors for employment growth are:

1. Professional, scientific and technical services
2. Information and communication technology
3. Business administration and support services
=4. Retail, wholesale and motor repair
=4. Health and social care
6. Accommodation and food

Lastest ONS Business Register and Employment Survey 2017

Most frequently advertised occupations listed online:

Occupation Number of postings
Secondary teachers 291
Primary and nursery teachers 265
Other sales occupations 206
Managers in other services 204
Marketing and sales  directors 199
Other administrative occupations 188
Marketing associate professionals 183
Chefs 155
Teaching assistants 148
Human resources officers 133
Nurses 125
Higher education teachers 118
Childminders and related 110
Care workers 106
Social workers 104
Catering assistants 92
IT business analysts, systems designers etc. 91
Programmers and software developers 83
Waiters and waitresses 82
Advertising and PR directors 73
Labour Insight, Burning Glass 2018

Top employers advertising online:

Employer Number of
City University 332 Education
Islington London Borough Council  212 Local authority
City and Islington College 84 84 Education
Notting Hill Housing Trust 74 Housing association
NHS 56 Health
City London Academy 40 Education
University of London 34 Education
Holloway School 32 Education
Plan International (UK) 30 Charity
Centre 404 24 Charity
Cancer Research UK 24 Charity
Clarion Housing Group Ltd 24 Housing association
St Mary Magdalene Academy 24 Education
Aura Beauty Clinic 22 Beauty therapy
Central Foundation Boys School 19 Education
Dogs Trust Ltd 18 Charity
Care Com Ltd 16 Care provider
Elizabeth Gareth Anderson School 16 Education
Royal Mail 15 Postal services
Arts Incorporated Ltd 14 Education
Labour Insight, Burning Glass 2018