Every year, jobs.ac.uk participates in NORAS* to better understand our online audience of jobseekers. The latest research shows that jobs.ac.uk continues to attract a diverse and highly-qualified international audience.
our jobseeker demographics below to find out more:
Our online jobseekers
The majority of our jobseekers (71%) are between the 25-34 and 35-44 age groups. We also have a high level of senior jobseekers in the 45-54 age groups.
Where do our jobseekers come from?
A large majority of our jobseekers are from the UK (74%) and other European countries (12%). However, we also receive a good mixture from countries outside of Europe, where the majority (6%) are from Asia and 3% located their country of origin as North America and Caribbean.
Highest academic qualification?
jobs.ac.uk has a highly qualified audience, with 91% having a Degree, Masters or Doctorate (21% have a Degree, 30% have a Masters, 40% have a Doctorate).
jobs.ac.uk attracts a good mix of both men and women - with 56% of jobseekers being female compared to 44% which are male.
As well as a high proportion of people in Education, jobs.ac.uk has a diverse talent pool including people working in Research/Science, Healthcare, Government, Charities and Pharmaceutical industries.
50% of jobseekers are working in the Education sector, with Higher Education constituting 77% and Further Education 14%.
A significant proportion of our jobseekers work in academic/teaching roles but we also have a large percentage currently in scientific, research and management roles.
65% of our jobseekers have 6 or more years work experience, indicating we attract the most knowledgeable and experienced candidates.
45% of users on jobs.ac.uk have a current salary of over £30,000, highlighting our strength at attracting high calibre jobseekers.
Academic opportunities abroad
Have our jobseekers considered an academic opportunity abroad?
Would our jobseekers accept an academic opportunity abroad?
What factors would attract our jobseekers to accept an academic position abroad?
What factors would prevent our jobseekers to accept an academic position abroad?
Which country would our jobseekers consider working?
What extra information is essential when applying for an overseas job?
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