Wolverhampton comprises part of the West Midlands district and lies to the Northwest of Birmingham. It is an ideal city for the short distance commuter as it was ranked 11, outside of London, for its transport system and as a result Wolverhampton has a lower than average number of car-owners. Wolverhampton is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the - locals are known colloquially as “Yam Yams”
...TH2603A Internal Sales Engineer Office based, you will be commutable from Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, West Bromwich, Birmingham, Dudley, Tamworth, Halesowen, Coventry, West Midlands Package: £28, 000 - £35, 000 basic, Pension scheme... more details
...Randstad CPE are recruiting on behalf of an expanding construction contractor specializing in projects of the commercial nature for work on a new £15m school in the Wolverhampton area. The ideal candidate will have previous experience on Build... more details
...Freelance Site Engineer - Setting-out - Wolverhampton The project is a road Improvement scheme in Wolverhampton . There’s a lot of setting out, so experience of setting up profiles, pinning out kerb lines and setting out drainage is essential. It... more details
...Setsquare are currently resourcing for an experienced Setting Out Engineer to work on a highways project in Wolverhampton town centre. The work will involve setting out for renewal of highways and footways in the town centre. experience of working... more details
Basic Salary: 15, 000 - 17, 000 OTE: 25, 000 - 30, 000 Additional Benefits: Parking permit and pool car provided. Martin & Co. is an award-winning, brand leading and innovative franchise property business with nearly 200 offices across the UK.... more details
The service sector is by far Wolverhampton's largest employer with 74.9% of all jobs being in this area. The major subcomponents of this sector are in public administration, education and health 32.8% of the total employment, while distribution, hotels and restaurants take up 21.1%, and finance and IT takes up 12.7%. The largest single employer is Wolverhampton City Council.
Traditionally, Wolverhampton's economy has been dominated by the engineering and manufacturing industries. These industries continue to play a key role in it's economy today, though in a less significant way than during its heyday. Sustaining a workforce of over 14,000 people, the overall manufacturing sector has diversified into various sub-sectors, notably aerospace and defence. One of the largest employers in Wolverhampton is Smiths Aerospace which, along with H S Marston and the Goodrich Corporation dominate this sector.