Advertised vacancies have dropped 10% year on year, losing a total of 113,805 jobs, as Brexit uncertainty continues to stifle the job market. This marks the biggest annual downturn since Adzuna started reporting seven years ago. The North East of England suffered the biggest loss, with a 45% downfall in vacancies.
The manufacturing industry is one of the biggest casualties this month, with a 23% drop in vacancies year on year. The retail industry continues to struggle with a 31% drop in the past 24 months.