a talented city

Catchment recruitment pool

TraffordCity has access to a large talent pool in Greater Manchester with over 1.5 million residents of a working age. TraffordCity employs 16,500 people and this figure is set to rise to over 39,000

Our Greater Manchester catchment area boasts:

1.5 million residents of working age

Experienced strong growth since 2001

2.5% predicted increase in the working age group by 2022

An above average proportion of 20 to 30 year olds

A labour pool of over 1.2 million people

A high proportion of professionals and semi professionals

1.2 million residents of working age hold an NVQ including a high number with NVQ4

Over 106,000 students attending five prestigious universities

Competitive recruitment costs compared to other UK cities

15% cost savings against London and South East labour markets

TraffordCity currently supports 17,600 jobs and is expected to increase to 39,500

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