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What jobs are there in Scotland?
Academically, Scotland is one of the most highly educated populations in Europe. The NHS is the biggest employer in the country. They provide opportunities to more than 163,000 people in more than 70 different professions. Furthermore, the Whiskey sector is developing rapidly with the number of jobs hitting over 10,000 in 2018. On top of this, there are more than 10,000 Technology and engineering companies, which means that there are a lot of endless opportunities throughout the country for people in this sector. The Oil and Gas Industry produces 96 per cent of the UK’s crude oil, meaning they continue to train and employ new talent regularly.

As a country with booming festivals and a colourful music scene, careers in the creative sector is readily available for dancers, graphic designers, architects and concert stage designing. Niche jobs like game developers are on the rise due to Rockstar North Games headquarters being located in Edinburgh. Yet, there are no job shortages in Scotland no matter the career, skilled and unskilled labour jobs are always in need of proficient new team members to join.

Job trends in Scotland
The economy in Scotland has been succeeded by the public sector.  The National Health Service employs the most people, second only to the Local Government who employ approximately a quarter-million people including those in the Armed Forces and Civil Services. Similarly, Scotland’s booming job market has seen an increase in salaries nationwide. As previously mentioned, technology is a large part of Scotland’s job industry and will continue to be increasingly important. However, for those who are not interested, Scotland’s tourism and entertainment industry continue to thrive every day.

What is it like living in Scotland?
The ancient nation of Scotland offers some of the worlds greatest countryside, with tourists flocking in to catch a glimpse of the Loch Ness Monster in the Scottish Highlands. According to a YouGov survey, Scots believe their fellow countrymen and picturesque scenery are the best things about this historical nation, with the third being quality of life. Household costs are 10 per cent cheaper than the UK as a whole, leaving Scots with extra money in their pockets. With property prices in Scotland costing £200,000 compared to the UK average of £274,000, it’s obvious why people are always searching for the many employment opportunities available in Scotland.

What jobs are there in Scotland?
What jobs are there in Scotland? >

What jobs are there in Scotland?
Academically, Scotland is one of the most highly educated populations in Europe. The NHS is the biggest employer in the country. They provide opportunities to more than 163,000 people in more than 70 different professions. Furthermore, the Whiskey sector is developing rapidly with the number of jobs hitting over 10,000 in 2018. On top of this, there are more than 10,000 Technology and engineering companies, which means that there are a lot of endless opportunities throughout the country for people in this sector. The Oil and Gas Industry produces 96 per cent of the UK’s crude oil, meaning they continue to train and employ new talent regularly.

As a country with booming festivals and a colourful music scene, careers in the creative sector is readily available for dancers, graphic designers, architects and concert stage designing. Niche jobs like game developers are on the rise due to Rockstar North Games headquarters being located in Edinburgh. Yet, there are no job shortages in Scotland no matter the career, skilled and unskilled labour jobs are always in need of proficient new team members to join.

Job trends in Scotland
The economy in Scotland has been succeeded by the public sector.  The National Health Service employs the most people, second only to the Local Government who employ approximately a quarter-million people including those in the Armed Forces and Civil Services. Similarly, Scotland’s booming job market has seen an increase in salaries nationwide. As previously mentioned, technology is a large part of Scotland’s job industry and will continue to be increasingly important. However, for those who are not interested, Scotland’s tourism and entertainment industry continue to thrive every day.

What is it like living in Scotland?
The ancient nation of Scotland offers some of the worlds greatest countryside, with tourists flocking in to catch a glimpse of the Loch Ness Monster in the Scottish Highlands. According to a YouGov survey, Scots believe their fellow countrymen and picturesque scenery are the best things about this historical nation, with the third being quality of life. Household costs are 10 per cent cheaper than the UK as a whole, leaving Scots with extra money in their pockets. With property prices in Scotland costing £200,000 compared to the UK average of £274,000, it’s obvious why people are always searching for the many employment opportunities available in Scotland.

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Support Practitioner – Female OnlyLocation: Stepps and surrounding areasHours: Full time / Part-time (0-39 hours)Why not join the Richmond Fellowship Scotland, the biggest & best Social Care organisation to work for in Scotland? It`s not just a job ...

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Support PractitionerLocation: LanarkHours: Full time / Part-timeWhy not join the Richmond Fellowship Scotland, the biggest & best Social Care organisation to work for in Scotland? It`s not just a job but a career and more importantly you will help ...

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Business Development Manager
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BelkavitzSloan are proud recruitment partners to a UK leading Industrial Automation and Controls company with both product distribution and manufacturing capabilities. With over 70 years experience the company supply a range of Industrial Automation, ...

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Specification Sales Manager
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A senior field sales role promoting a leading range of decorative rain-screen cladding and drylining products into national house builders, regional developers, architects and contractors across Scotland.Package: circa £38k-£45k basic, 20% OTE with ...

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Area Sales Manager - Construction
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A senior field sales role promoting a leading range of decorative rain-screen cladding and drylining products into national house builders, regional developers, architects and contractors across Scotland.Package: circa £38k-£45k basic, 20% OTE with ...

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Support WorkerLocation: Bellahouston, South Glasgow.Salary: £8.75 per hour.Contract: Various contracts available from 8 hrs to 37 hrs per week.It’s not just what’s in the job description, it’s what you bring to the role that matters!For over 30 years ...

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Laboratory Scientist (Microbiology)
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LABORATORY SCIENTIST (MICROBIOLOGY) Pentland Science Park Permanent £21,208 – £24,681 SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international ...

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Solicitor
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Solicitor - 3 Month Contract - Negotiable Day Rate - Stirling or EdinburghHarvey Nash's public sector client are looking for a Solicitor to assist the internal Corporate Solicitor with a range of tasks that have a particular focus on both data licensing ...

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Our Client is a rapidly growing consultancy delivering leading-edge technology solutions for large organisations. They operate a radically different and contemporary business model through long-term partnering with their clients to overhaul 'to market' ...

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Our Client is a rapidly growing consultancy delivering leading-edge technology solutions for large organisations. They operate a radically different and contemporary business model through long-term partnering with their clients to overhaul 'to market' ...

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