LinkedIn last week released a special edition of its Emerging Jobs Report for 2021, taking a closer look at how Covid-19 has affected the jobs landscape in the UK and, specifically, the roles that have experienced the highest growth over the last several months.
The report found that specialised medical professionals has been one of the fastest growing job categories throughout last year, continuing into 2021.
The demand for laboratory scientists and those working behind-the-scenes on the all important vaccines and medicines used to treat patients grew by 68% in 2020, with the sector growing by 58% overall. Medicine has come out as one of the top skills required by employers with London, Manchester, Glasgow and Birmingham providing the most opportunities for medical science professionals.
Those working in pharmaceuticals have played a significant role during the Covid-19 pandemic, working to keep delivering supplies and finding innovative solutions for those who need them the most – with predictions that this demand will remain high for some time longer.
CK Science specialise in recruitment for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical sectors, and we help find roles for high-calibre science professionals. We have secured positions for thousands talented scientists since 1991, and have continued to do so throughout the Covid-19 crisis.