People and Skills

Over 2.1 million people live in Sheffield's peak 60 minute recruitment catchment area. The working age population of 1.4 million has grown at a higher rate than the national average, meaning that the labour pool is increasing, ensuring a continuing supply of available workers. The educational profile of the city has grown significantly in recent years and the proportion of the population with NVQ Level 4 compares well with other core cities. Sheffield is also a place of learning - there are over 63,000 students at two of the UK's leading universities, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, producing 21,000 graduates each year.

Demographics

Demographics

Discover the facts about Sheffield's population, salary levels and workforce qualifications

Languages

Languages

Learn more about language skills in the region and what employers say about staff availability

Universities and Colleges

Universities and Colleges

Sheffield is home to two of the UK's leading universities, including the Times University of the Year 2011

Recent Investors

Recent Investors

Success stories and recent investments taking place in the Sheffield city region