Number of job vacancies in the UK 2001-2023
In the three months to April 2023, there were approximately 1.08 million job vacancies in the UK, compared with 1.14 million in the previous month. The number of job vacancies in the United Kingdom reached a record high of 1.3 million in the three months to May 2022, with the number of vacancies falling in every month since then. Although job vacancies have been falling consistently since the May 2022 peak, vacancies are still at very high levels. During the provided time period, the number of job vacancies reached its lowest levels in the months leading to June 2020, at just 326,000, at the height of COVID-19 restrictions.