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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?
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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).

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Daniel Owen is a recruitment company that specialises in placing people within the Construction, Engineering, Rail & Maintenance Industries.Job Details We are currently looking to take on experienced Paint Sprayers for a workshop based in Leicester ...


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2nd Line Service Desk Opportunity - Leicester - Paying up to £25,000 I'm recruiting for an experienced 2nd Line Support Analyst to join an exciting IT team with over 8000 users from their HQ in Leicester. They have a purpose built IT department and this ...


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Do you have the motivation and energy to drive business forward and want to work in a large, very modern dealership facility with a great team? If so, please apply today to find out more. Role – Head of Business or Dealer Principle~Package – up to ...


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Excellent opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer from a facilities background looking for a role that offers a local patch, plenty of overtime, training and progression opportunities in a market leading company.Do you have HVAC service and maintenance ...


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At Walkers Deli & Sausage Co. we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Business Projects Manager to join the Company. The successful applicant will play an active role and work with key stakeholders across all business areas, to prioritise, ...


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This is a Nights Position, Based in Leicester Forest East, Leicestershire6pm-6am Panama ShiftSaladworks, within the Meals Division, is part of the Samworth Brothers Group, a 4th generation family business that prides itself on looking after its people and...

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