Buckinghamshire Economic Intelligence Observatory
Interactive dashboards and other visuals illustrating the latest trends within the Buckinghamshire labour market.
Claimant count – dashboard
Latest data on the number of people claiming unemployment related benefits by Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) area, and for wards within Buckinghamshire.
Job postings – dashboard
Latest unique job postings data for Buckinghamshire including a list of employers that are actively hiring in the county.
Workplace flows (visual)
ONS visual that shows where people live and work at local (MSOA and local authority) level. Based on data from the 2021 Census. Last updated: November 2023
Employment hotspots – map
Map showing where employee jobs are located across Buckinghamshire.
Economic activity diagram
Overview of employment, unemployment and inactivity in Buckinghamshire in 2022. Includes a spotlight on economic inactivity. Last updated: August 2023
Payrolled employees (resident-based)- chart
Chart showing how the number of payrolled employees fell following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the speed of recovery in Buckinghamshire and surrounding areas. Last updated: September 2023
Median pay of payrolled employees (resident-based)
Chart showing how the median pay of payrolled Bucks residents has changed since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Neighbouring areas included as a comparison. Last updated: September 2023
Apprenticeship starts and achievements – dashboard
Apprenticeship starts and achievement data, broken down by level, sector and age of Apprentice.
Furlough (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) – dashboard
Latest data on the number of Buckinghamshire residents who are furloughed, including a sector breakdown.
Digital jobs and skills – dashboard
A summary of the number of digital jobs and digital skills in high demand in Buckinghamshire.
Recruitment of non-UK nationals to fill vacancies – map
Map showing % employers with hard-to-fill vacancies who recruit / try to recruit non-UK nationals to fill these vacancies. Data is for 2019 (pre-Covid and Brexit) and is displayed by LEP area.
Size of EU national workforce – map
Map showing the % of the workforce who are non-UK EU nationals (employer estimates). Data is for 2019 (pre-Covid and Brexit) and is displayed by LEP area.
Post-16 education and training establishments in Buckinghamshire – map
Map showing the location of post-16 education and training establishments in Buckinghamshire.
Graduate retention (WonkHE)
Maps and charts showing where those graduating from Bucks New University and the University of Buckingham between 2016/17 and 2018/19 now reside.
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