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Tim Barfoot

CMD Recruitment gives vital insight into Wiltshire and South West jobs market in new report

Employment specialist CMD Recruitment has published its annual Market Insight Report, looking at trends in the jobs market for 2021 and offering salary advice for job seekers and hiring managers.

Nationally, 2021 saw record job vacancy levels in the UK, with the Office for National Statistics estimating 1.2 million jobs available in November – an increase of 388,000 from the pre-coronavirus pandemic January to March 2020 level.

The report CMD Recruitment looks at the key sectors of engineering & technical, industrial & driving, admin & customer service, HR, accountancy & finance, sales & marketing, and IT.

It contains vital information based on the Wiltshire marketplace and that of the wider South West region, covering matters such as average pay by sector and role, with narrative supplied by CMD’s in-house experts.

And the report looks at employer considerations including flexible working, social values, employee benefits, and training.

“In such a competitive market, it can be challenging to attract new employees to your business,” said CMD Recruitment’s managing director Tim Barfoot.

“Our report aims to help you better understand the current employment landscape so you can attract and retain the best talent.”

CMD Recruitment is headquartered in Melksham with offices in Calne, Devizes, and Bath.

The report is available free by request at

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