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23,805 Jobs in Bradford

Bradford is located in West Yorkshire in the north of England and has a population of approximately 350,000. There are many employers in Bradford, with the economy the eight largest in the UK and worth around £9 billion. An increasing number of jobs in Bradford reflects the city and region’s growth, with the local economy outpacing the national average in recent years. Designated the world’s first UNESCO city of film, the city boasts a diverse population, with around 153 languages spoken by children attending schools in the area and people from many different cultures working in Bradford. Featuring award-winning galleries and museums, as well as a thriving nightlife and restaurant scene, an increasing number of interesting jobs in Bradford are appearing.

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If you are thinking of working in Bradford, there are a variety of sectors to choose from. Jobs in Bradford can be found in numerous sectors, with a number of companies having their headquarters here, including Morrisons, Yorkshire Building Society, Hallmark Cards and two FTSE 100 companies. Jobs in Bradford tend to be focused around the city centre, with approximately 1 in 6 jobs in the area found there. Key employers in Bradford include financial & business services, the public sector and retail. Many people working in Bradford can be found in retail, with the city’s Broadway shopping centre attracting 10 million shoppers every year. Recent development and investment in the city centre have attracted employers in Bradford, including the creation of new offices and hotels and helping to create hundreds of new jobs in Bradford.

There are many reasons why you should consider working in Bradford. The city has a strong entrepreneur culture, with a higher-than-national average of employers in Bradford being self-employed. It is estimated that there are around 18,000 businesses providing approximately 200,000 jobs in the Bradford district. In terms of transport, the city is well equipped, with national motorways nearby and strong bus and rail routes supporting employers in Bradford. With millions of people visiting the area annually, many jobs in Bradford can be found in the tourism and restaurant & bar sectors, particularly amongst young people working in Bradford.

Bradford-based companies have a combined annual turnover of around £30 billion. Many jobs in Bradford can be found in the manufacturing sector, accounting for around 13% of all jobs in the Bradford area. With approximately 1,200 manufacturing, energy and utilities employers in Bradford, the sector contributes almost a quarter of Bradford’s overall Gross Value Added. Many jobs in Bradford can be found in retail, which supports over 3,000 jobs in Bradford city centre. Many people working in Bradford can also be found in financial and business services, with this sector creating over 10,000 jobs in Bradford. The public sector and accommodation/food are other big employers in Bradford.