Graduate employment prospects
A survey of more than 200 employers predicts that curent graduates should get jobs more easily than their counterparts of recent years
The number of vacancies is expected to rise by nearly 12% compared with decreases of 6.5% and 3.5% in the previous two years.
Salaries are also increasing, and in the first year after graduation will range from £15,000 to £35,000. Most graduates will receive a salary of more than £20,000.
The following career areas are expected to show an increase:
Only in construction, engineering and insurance are vacancies predicted to fall.
Further details can be obtained from the website of the Association of Graduate Recruiters at: www.agr.org.uk