Engineering Talent & Skills Snapshot – SW

Here, an Engineering sector talent and skills overview, specifically for the South West, based on ADLIB internal data and knowledge.

We’re publishing Technology, Data, Engineering, Science, Sustainability, eCommerce, Marketing and Design sector-specific Talent & Skills Snapshots over the next few weeks to share and provide sector knowledge specific to the Bristol and Bath regions.

Sector overview

Bristol and Bath has very strong Engineering links within design and manufacturing, with significant aerospace presence from global organisations including Airbus, Rolls Royce, GKN Aerospace and Boeing. In addition, an array of exciting and disruptive technology start-ups are based in Bristol and Bath including Robotics, Electronics and Quantum computing.

Talent overview

With a cluster of four Universities with strong engineering courses, the area is abundant with graduates with skills including electronics engineering, mechanical engineering and design, aerospace engineering and physics to name a few. In addition, there are over 90,000 experienced Engineers in the area. Bristol and Bath is a superb area to grow your business with an abundance of talent available.

Skills in demand

Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Marine, Aerospace, Electronics and Hardware Design, Research and Development and Quality Engineering have all been in demand over the past 12 months.

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Head of Science & Engineering

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Roy Bennett