The Engineering & Manufacturing Sector
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British manufacturing is still world famous and thriving!
Engineers are in extremely high demand; between now and 2022, more than one million job vacancies will require engineering skills!
Industries that require suitably qualified engineering and manufacturing individuals are vast. The food and drink industry is the UK's largest single engineering and manufacturing sector, employing more than 400,000 workers.
Mechanical, electrical, electronic, chemical and software engineers are particularly sought after, with design, production and maintenance opportunities existing in numerous industries. Science and pharmaceutical companies employ large numbers of people in research and development.