• According to the government’s study, for the engineering sector to gain enough candidates to reduce the skills shortage, they would need around 186,000 skilled recruits each year until 2024.
  • According to report published in the Engineering UK 2016, employers are looking for a minimum Level 3 qualification when considering filling engineering roles, with there now being a requirement for a rise in skill level to a Level 4 and above qualification. There is currently an annual shortfall of 29,000 people with Level 3 skills and 40,000 with Level 4+ skills.
  • The demand for skilled Engineers is high, the salary companies are offering these workers represents this, and the demand has forced salaries to rise.