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What Jobs Are There In Leicester?

Currently, there are many opportunities in engineering and IT, which includes careers in web developing and software engineering. Due to the £350 million Highcross shopping centre, positions in retail and hospitality are available for those who work well under pressure and are highly organised. Walkers crisps’ first production line was created in Leicester and is now the world’s largest crisp factory, providing jobs for warehouse staff, production teams and machine operators.

Additionally, Leicester is home to two universities of global repute: Leicester University and De Montfort University. The two are constantly looking for dedicated administrators, professors and researchers to add to the booming educational economy. Overall, there are no shortage of jobs, whether skilled or unskilled as Leicester is constantly looking out for hard workers.

Job Trends In Leicester

The city has the second largest economy in the East Midlands, after Nottingham. Although the city was once known for the production of shoes, business has now turned towards textiles due to higher transport prices. The local government mentions the cities economy being based on diverse small businesses and is not reliant on one or two sectors. The food and drink and manufacturing industry does remain the most popular. Significant sites in Leicester include Brantano Footwear, Shoe Zone, Topps Tiles and DHL.

What Is It Like Living In Leicester?

History comes to life in Leicester with the remarkable discovery of Richard III’s remains being found beneath a car park in 2012. As one of the United Kingdom’s oldest places, the city is dotted with the remnants of ancient Roman pavements wrangling through concrete modernism. The average house in Leicester stands at £220,000, which is only £9,000 lower than the entirety of the United Kingdom. Leicester is in close proximity of Birmingham (50 minutes by train) and in close proximity to the international hub of London (1 hour and 30 minutes by train).

What Jobs Are There In Leicester?
What Jobs Are There In Leicester? >

What Jobs Are There In Leicester?

Currently, there are many opportunities in engineering and IT, which includes careers in web developing and software engineering. Due to the £350 million Highcross shopping centre, positions in retail and hospitality are available for those who work well under pressure and are highly organised. Walkers crisps’ first production line was created in Leicester and is now the world’s largest crisp factory, providing jobs for warehouse staff, production teams and machine operators.

Additionally, Leicester is home to two universities of global repute: Leicester University and De Montfort University. The two are constantly looking for dedicated administrators, professors and researchers to add to the booming educational economy. Overall, there are no shortage of jobs, whether skilled or unskilled as Leicester is constantly looking out for hard workers.

Job Trends In Leicester

The city has the second largest economy in the East Midlands, after Nottingham. Although the city was once known for the production of shoes, business has now turned towards textiles due to higher transport prices. The local government mentions the cities economy being based on diverse small businesses and is not reliant on one or two sectors. The food and drink and manufacturing industry does remain the most popular. Significant sites in Leicester include Brantano Footwear, Shoe Zone, Topps Tiles and DHL.

What Is It Like Living In Leicester?

History comes to life in Leicester with the remarkable discovery of Richard III’s remains being found beneath a car park in 2012. As one of the United Kingdom’s oldest places, the city is dotted with the remnants of ancient Roman pavements wrangling through concrete modernism. The average house in Leicester stands at £220,000, which is only £9,000 lower than the entirety of the United Kingdom. Leicester is in close proximity of Birmingham (50 minutes by train) and in close proximity to the international hub of London (1 hour and 30 minutes by train).

Software Developer, .NET Developer, C#, ASP.NET, AzureA technically curious, talented .NET Developer / Software Developer is urgently required to join a market leading software house based in Leicester. Offering a wide range of market-leading products ...


Senior .Net Developer

SENIOR DEVELOPER Midlands HQ based in Leicester..Net / C# / .Net Core / AWS / SQL Server / API's / JavaScript / AngularSalary up to £55,000 dependant on experience.To apply please call / or email Sourced by @TechCareers_E - your 24/7 twitter feed of ...


.Net Developer

.NET DEVELOPER Midlands HQ based in Leicester..Net / C# / .Net Core / SQL Server / API's / JavaScript Salary up to £45,000 dependant on experience.To apply please call / or email Sourced by @TechCareers_E - your 24/7 twitter feed of latest IT vacancies ...


C# .Net Developer - 3 days home working pw

What is in it for you... You will be the pivotal member of the core development team that develop crucial systems used by two-thirds of the UK's police force. You will be offered flexible working, home working, stand up desks, ping-pong and games room ...

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IT Service Desk Technician Leicester£21.000 - £22,000I am looking for a First Line/Second Line Support Analyst to work on a busy Service Desk for a Financial Services client based in the city centre of Leicester.You will be reporting directly to the IT ...


Data Warehouse Developer, Database Developer, Cube, SSIS, SSRSA talented Data Warehouse Developer/ Database Developer is urgently required to join a market leading software house based in Leicester. Offering a wide range of market-leading products used ...


Analyst Developer

Analyst DeveloperLeicester - £35,000 - £45,000 + Additional BenefitsAn Analyst Developer is required by an organisation with a strong heritage dating back over forty years. The company works alongside various large clients to help provide greater ...


Data Warehousing Developer

Data Warehousing DeveloperLeicester - £35,000 - £45,000 + Additional BenefitsA Data Warehousing Developer is required by an organisation with a strong heritage dating back over forty years. The company works alongside various large clients to help provide...


About The CompanyLeicester City Football Club, also known as the Foxes, is a top-flight English football club, in their sixth consecutive season in the Premier League. In 2015/16, ranked as 5000-1 outsiders, Leicester City were crowned Premier League ...


Job DescriptionTrust Group Holdings Ltd (trading as TrustMed Pharmacy) is a new innovative company founded to provide dispensing services to the outpatients of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust from pharmacies located in each of our three main ...

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