Advanced Man. & Engineering Sector Skills Profile 2017/18

Essex Manufacturing Sector

The Advanced manufacturing and Engineering sector has shown a decline in the number of people working in the sector over the last four years, however there continues to be strong growth in the number of enterprises in Essex.

The sector continues to experience skills shortages as the sector moves towards an increasingly higher skilled workforce. 

Did you know..Engineering companies are looking to recruit more than ever, as new figures from Engineering UK show that nationally there will be over 2.5 million job openings between 2017 and 2022.

Find out more about the make up of the sector, the skills that are in demand as well as how the sector in Essex compares with other regions of the country by downloading our 2017 sector skills profile.