The Jobs Monitor is updated daily with the job-creation and job-loss activity of thousands of named
organisations experiencing dynamic change.

The jobs data is gathered from rigorous media monitoring across 200,000 sources; data analysis of
employment moves within organisations that are growing, downsizing or restructuring; and other
relevant research.


Region – Private sector  only

Job gains

Gain %

Job losses

Loss %

Net
London 117655 29.3% 186735 37.9% -69080
South East 35044 8.8% 67698 13.7% -32654
East of England 47011 11.8% 50827 10.3% -3816
North West 42609 10.7% 41583 8.4% 1026
Scotland 12218 3.1% 36385 7.4% -24167
West Midlands 50841 12.8% 30700 6.2% 20141
East Midlands 18749 4.7% 25950 5.3% -7201
South West 4250 1.1% 16762 3.4% -12512
Yorkshire and the Humber 46751 11.7% 15792 3.2% 30959
Wales 7816 2.0% 10386 2.1% -2570
North East 9600 2.4% 6175 1.3% 3425
Northern Ireland 6201 1.6% 3914 0.8% 2287
United Kingdom Total 398745 100% 492907 100% -94162

Sector Group – Private sector only

Job gains

Gain %

Job losses

Loss %

Net
Health & veterinary services 25962 6.5% 292 0.1% 25670
Property & Construction 34862 8.7% 15314 3.1% 19548
IT & telecommunications 18320 4.6% 5693 1.2% 12627
Business services 21364 5.4% 9356 1.9% 12008
Media & publishing 10145 2.5% 2512 0.5% 7633
Consumer goods & services 2885 0.7% 1454 0.3% 1431
Chemicals, pharmac & biotech 5031 1.3% 3640 0.7% 1391
Electronics and electrical 3426 0.9% 2466 0.5% 960
Engineering & Manufacturing 13862 3.5% 18475 3.7% -4613
Food & Beverages 15286 3.8% 22124 4.5% -6838
Vehicles & Components 6663 1.7% 13892 2.8% -7229
Retailing & Wholesaling 135025 33.9% 147572 29.9% -12547
Aerospace & defence 6799 1.7% 21425 4.3% -14626
Banks & financial services 7158 1.8% 22649 4.6% -15491
Energy, utilities, waste 10334 2.6% 28525 5.8% -18191
Transport & Storage 37566 9.4% 80661 16.4% -43095
Leisure & hospitality 44057 11.0% 96857 19.7% -52800
Total 398745 100% 492907 100% -94162

A selection of organisations that experienced job movements during January – December 2020

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