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Buckinghamshire has a population in the region of 528,400. It has 29,000 businesses and is known as the entrepreneurial heart of Britain, as more businesses start here than any other part of the country.

Key sector strengths:

  • Food science
  • ICT/film/digital media
  • Advanced engineering
  • Health care
  • Visitor Economy

Skills shortage occupations:

  • Sales and customer services
  • Elementary roles
  • Administration roles

Important skills and sectors:

  • Advanced engineering and manufacturing
  • Life sciences
  • Food science
  • Care
  • Hospitality and Leisure

Local employers – links to their careers pages:

General Electric (GE)
Johnson & Johnson
Pinewood Studios
Arla Foods
Premier Foods
Buckinghamshire University Technical College

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Sources: LEPs, National Careers Service, Local borough councils.


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