Recruitment Agencies in Romsey, Hampshire, South East
Including: Administration (3 agencies), IT (2), Industrial (2), Engineering (2), Accounting & Finance (2), Catering and Hospitality (1), Manufacturing / Production (1)
The small market town of Romsey is located in the south-east of the county of Hampshire in England. It is eleven miles south-west of Winchester, and eight miles north-west of Southampton.
The history of industry in Romsey, and popular employers in the area
In the 18th and 19th centuries, Romsey's predominant industries were Wool, Paper-Making, Brewing, Lifeboat Production, and Sack-Making. These industries have since been replaced by small-scale Manufacturing and Service operations - many of which are based in one of Romsey's three industrial / trading estates.
Around 15,000 people live in the local area, many of whom are employed by the town's three main Science and Technology employers: IBM, Southampton Science Park, and Roke Manor Research. 33% of the population work in distribution, 21% in banking, 16% in administration, 10% in engineering, and 7% in construction.
The unemployment rate of 1.5% (as of end-2012) is low for the UK average, and 30.5% of Romsey's residents possess NVQ Level 4 and above qualifications. Although the town's economy is reasonably healthy, some workers choose to commute out of town, to locations like Winchester, Southampton, and London.
Salaries and recruitment in Romsey
The average gross weekly pay is £505.2, which is slightly lower than the Test Valley Borough average of £543.30.
If you are looking for work in or around the area, recruitment agencies are an excellent way to find it - regularly filling both full-time and part-time positions in the Romsey area.
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