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CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) release top boroughs of London for landing a job in culture, media and sports

Your chances of securing a job in the areas of culture, media, or sport are much better if you look in the right boroughs of London, according to a recently produced list by CareerBuilder UK and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI)

Your chances of securing a job in the areas of culture, media, or sport are much better if you look in the right boroughs of London, according to a recently produced list by CareerBuilder UK and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI).

Since 2011, Hounslow has experienced the biggest growth in culture, media and sports jobs (+37%), which could well be linked to the commitment made by Hounslow local council to increasing the retail and leisure market in each of its four town centers. In contrast, Lewisham has experienced the biggest reduction (-9%).

CareerBuilder has provided a breakdown of the boroughs experiencing the most significant change in the number of jobs in the specific areas of culture, media and sports:

Sports and Fitness jobs

· Biggest % growth 2011-2014
· Enfield: +30%  
· Biggest % reduction 2011-2014
· Lewisham: -42%

Design jobs

· Biggest % growth 2011-2014
· Haringey: +28%
· Biggest % reduction 2011-2014
· Sutton: -29%  

Artistic, literary and media jobs

· Biggest % growth 2011-2014
· Hounslow: +47%
· Biggest % reduction 2011-2014
· Greenwich: -23%

Dr Sanja Licina, Senior Director of Workforce Analytics at CareerBuilder, says “our analysis supports the notion that certain areas of London are seeing a healthy growth in jobs. For jobseekers wanting careers in culture, knowing the right areas to target their searches can be very helpful in landing their dream position.”