Labour Market Information and Careerometer

Labour Market Information

What is Labour Market Information [LMI] ?

Labour market information is information relating to the world of work, employment trends, job roles and job availability.

Why is it important?

When choosing a course, job or employment sector to work in, it is important to know about your local labour market.  Will there be jobs available in your area of interest?

Where can you find LMI?

There are useful online sources. Search NOMIS [click here] .On the Student VLE there is information via START software and Careerometer widget.


Careerometer is a freely available widget provided by the LMI for All service. It is an easy way to get access to labour market information on your own website. Careerometer is the new, updated version of our Careerometer (version 1) widget developed early on in the project. This widget has enhanced browser and website compatibility and displays more data. Instructions on how to embed and format to your needs is detailed.