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Think of Sheffield and you can't help but think of steel. The city was founded on iron and steel during the industrial revolution. But you'd be wrong if you thought that industry has declined or even ceased in recent years - in fact more steel is being produced now than at any time in its past. But the industry has changed. What was once a labour-intensive industry now uses automated processes and the city concentrates on specialised steel products that makes best use of the knowledge base at its disposal. And the city has led the world in a whole new industry of advanced manufacturing and material technologies. There is, however, much more to Sheffield than manufacturing.

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    ...C# .NET Software Developer - Sheffield - £32k (C# / .NET / Microsoft SQL Server) My client are looking to recruit an C#.NET Software Developer with at least 2 years commercial experience to work out of their Sheffield based offices to join... more details

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    ...Elevation Office Support are currently recruiting for an Asset Administrator to work on a 6 month contract for a leading Utilities organisation based in Sheffield. My client is looking for a high level of professionalism, strong administrative... more details

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    ... to become a part of our team in Sheffield City Centre has become available and will be starting ASAP. We will provide full product knowledge and training in all aspects of sales, customer service, recruitment and much more to enable you to develop your... more details

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    ...1707-5 Purchasing Assistant Sheffield Purchasing assistant to join our small, busy, procurement department. The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for processing purchase orders, obtaining quotes from suppliers and expediting... more details

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    ...Title: Stock and Purchasing Administrator (Driving License Essential) Salary: Circa £18, 000 depending upon experience Location: Sheffield Duration: Permanent contract BENEFITS The successful Stock and Purchasing Administrator... more details

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Service industries

More than 80 per cent of the workforce in and around Sheffield is involved in the service sector. This has been the major growth area for the city in recent years and its geographic location in South Yorkshire makes it ideally placed for national companies looking for a central service office. The city's biggest private employers is HSBC with Aviva and Lloyds also being in the 'top ten' employees. This means thousands of jobs in the finance and business sector - what many more in the support industries. Capita, the business outsourcing and recruitment company, also employs more than 3,000 staff.


In the centre of Sheffield is the Digital Square Mile where you will find companies such as ZOO Digital, Sumo, PlusNet, Technophobia and Jennic. It's perhaps no surprise that you can look to Sheffield for such industries which combine the best in precision engineering with the skilled knowledge workforce generated by the colleges and universities in the city.

Business support

Find a career in the support industries that all companies need to survive: IT, accounting, legal, human resources, catering and many more. From the small consultancies employing just two or three people to the large support offices with dozens of staff, you'll have plenty of scope for a rewarding career.