Train4TradeSkills release Jobs survey: What it means for Wales

Train4TradeSkills today launched it’s National Job Survey to look at employment in the UK and the career satisfaction of British Workers.

Here’s what the study found for Wales:

• Workers in Wales rate job enjoyment ahead of salary

• 29% of workers in Wales are not satisfied with their current job

• Leisure and hospitality is the most satisfying sector to work in: but retail is the least

London, UK – 18 November 2011 – A study into the career satisfaction of British workers reveals that 28% are not satisfied with their current job and only one in four have no plans to change their career in the next five years. The research, carried out among 1,200 British workers and commissioned by Train4TradeSkills, shows that workers in Wales appear to be less happy than other British regions, coming eighth in the regional career satisfaction league table, topped by the West Midlands and the South West.

According to the research, British workers believe a decent salary is key to career satisfaction, cited by 64%, as well as a sense of achievement in your work (59%) and being able to work the hours you want (46%). Workers in Wales value most carrying out work they enjoy (69%), ahead of salary (63%) and flexible hours (47%).

To read the full Job Survey click here

For more information visit the Train4TradeSkills website at  


About Train4tradeSkills

Train4TradeSkills offer the only trade training skills courses that combine three great ways to learn, through a unique blend of book based theory, practical workshops and virtual reality PC based training, to help you qualify you as a plumber, electrician or gas engineer. No other learning provider offers our unique way to study, with full tutor support, easy to follow, step by step modules. Once you complete one part of the course and return your work for marking, the next stage of the course automatically follows. It’s as easy as that. It’s fun, it’s easy to follow... and it can be fitted around your existing work and family commitments!

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