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Jobs in the future - where will they be?

When making education and career choices with your son or daughter, it is important to know which job sectors and job roles will be in demand in the future. 

Knowing this information will allow your son or daughter to develop the right skills and qualifications to ensure that they are suitable for specific job roles that will be available locally. 

Where will the growth be?

The following sectors have either already experienced or are expecting future growth in Staffordshire:

This list of growing job sectors in Staffordshire has been complied by the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, which is the business lead partnership responsible for economic development in Staffordshire.

Jobs beyond Staffordshire

Information about the growth of job sectors nationally is provided by the National Careers Service.

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills have carried out research into The Future of work: Jobs and Skills in 2030 (PDF 3.2MB) and outlined the top 40 jobs of the future

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