The number of new jobs available in Construction and Property has risen by 81% in the last 12 months, according to the figures released for February by reed.co.uk.
There are now three times more vacancies being advertised in the Construction and Property sector than at the same point four years ago.
Over 10,700 jobs in Construction have been advertised on reed.co.uk so far in 2014. Quantity Surveyors (1,180 new jobs in 2014), Site Managers (712 new jobs) and Project Managers (706 new jobs) are among the most in-demand roles.
The number of new vacancies advertised in the Estate Agency sector also reached record levels during February, growing 25% since the start of the year, and up more than 170% since February 2010.
In spite of the many positive signs in the jobs market, average UK salaries are barely half a percent more than they were in February 2010.
Of the 33 industries analysed, 12 have not seen any rise compared to the same point four years ago. Only the Banking, Estate Agency, Sales, Security and Leisure sectors saw wage rises of 10% or more since February 2010.
All UK regions saw an annual rise in new opportunities during February 2014, with Wales seeing the highest rate of growth (53.6%). Northern Ireland saw the smallest year-on-year rise (10.3%).
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