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Swindon and Wiltshire has a total population of over 703,300. Wiltshire has approx 486,100 and Swindon has approx 217,200. Swindon & Wiltshire is a dynamic knowledge-based economy with nationally important clusters in life sciences, advanced manufacturing, financial and professional services and digital and ICT and land-based industries.

Priority sectors in this area:

  • Advanced engineering
  • Health and life sciences
  • Financial and professional services
  • Digital and information and communications technology
  • Land-based industries

Most significant growth in businesses:

  • Business Administration and support
  • Health
  • Transport and storage
  • Property and arts
  • Entertainment and leisure

Main areas of growth:

  • Environmental technologies
  • Military
  • Business and financial services
  • Tourism

Sectors to watch:

  • Visitor economy
  • Adult health and social care
  • Low carbon economy
  • Construction

Local employers – links to their careers pages:

Honda
Dyson
TE Connectivity
TNT
Alliance Pharma
Herman Miller
Oak Furniture Land

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

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