Selkirkshire is located in the Scottish Borders area. It is no longer an administrative district, but has a population of somewhere in the region of 21,000 people. Recruitment agencies in the area find jobs for their clients over a wide area.
Approximately 41 per cent of the Selkirkshire workforce hold high ranking positions at their places of employment. These jobs include managers, directors and senior officials as well as associate professional and technical members of staff. The figure also includes professional occupations.
Administrative and secretarial employees along with those working in skilled trades make up the second largest sector of the local workforce which stands at 22.5 per cent.
One fifth of those in employment in Selkirkshire work either in elementary occupations or in the field of process plant and machine operation.
Service industries account for 16.4 per cent of the workforce. These people work in the caring and leisure industries, or in sales and customer service.
Just over 83 per cent of Selkirkshire's working population has achieved NVQ Level One or a higher qualification. Almost 36 per cent has achieved NVQ Level Four or a higher qualification. The average weekly income for a full time employee is £449.50