Graduate job market

Female student industry

Information about the graduate labour market provides a overview of how recent graduates are employed, average earnings of these graduates and general employment trends. LMI includes numerical data about how many jobs are in different sectors but also provides qualitative data about what the job involves and what it is like to work for certain employers. Labour market information can offer an indication of your future prospects following study and help you make career decisions.

It is essential to make use of Labour Market Information in today's labour market, as the world of work is continually changing and current graduates are expected to work in many different job roles over their lives. As a result, students need to know if their current career plans are feasible.

The information below can give you a starting point for finding out information about the Graduate Labour Market and making decisions about your future career options.


Graduate Market Trends - Contemporary debates in higher education, graduate employment and career learning.

Graduate salaries in the UK - Which graduate career offers the best pay?

High Fliers Research - The Graduate Market in 2017

Prospects Press Office - Here you can find all of the latest graduate labour market research, news and expert blogs from Prospects.

What do Graduates Do? - Exploring what graduates were doing six months after they graduated.