Major construction projects are scheduled to take place in the next few years right across the north west region, and the need for skilled tradespeople in this sector is as strong as ever. With the right skills and specialist knowledge under your belt, you could enjoy a number of rewarding careers in this industry.
Jobs are available now and in the future as a qualified electrician or carpenter, plasterer or plumber. You could also develop your knowledge and expertise further and secure a position as an architect, site manager or quantity surveyor, working in fast-paced, challenging environments!
Top Career Opportunities
|Top Job (By Salary)||Number of Jobs in 2016||Number of Job in 2020||Average Salary|
|Construction project managers and related professionals||7,024||7,114||£33,758|
|Electricians & electrical fitters||22,418||22,034||£31,949|
|Construction & building trades supervisors||4,904||5,027||£32,659|
|Carpenters and joiners||10,367||10,447||£24,981|
|Bricklayers and masons||2,612||2,672||£22,277|
|Painters and decorators||5,143||5,214||£20,800|
|Elementary construction occupations||11,613||11,735||£17,981|
Jobs Figures, 2016 - 20
There are predicted to be 3,084 new jobs with an estimated 3,995 annual openings.
The current average wage for construction related occupations is £26,901 per year.
Construction & Engineering
From the foundations of a building to the finishing paintwork on a brand new vehicle, the construction and automotive world has a massive impact on literally everything around us.