Workforce | Business Doncaster

Why Doncaster?


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Your team is our team

Doncaster is proud of its friendly Yorkshire welcome and we boast a skilled and loyal workforce, used to working hard, earning their wages and shift patterns are part of the norm.

Our business growth has increased dramatically and that’s reflected in our latest figures:

Two thirds of Doncaster's population are of working age

Proportionately more people hold NVQs up to level 3 in Doncaster than national average – 50%

Average salaries compare favourably with the rest of the UK and Yorkshire and Humber – gross weekly pay 13% below national average, hourly rate 15% below national average

Access to a strong labour market - catchment of 1.6 million within 30 miles

Almost 50,000 people are employed across the professional sector and in the following areas :

  • 20,000 motor vehicle industry
  • 20,000 health and social care
  • 11,000 Admin
  • 11,000 education
  • 10,000 in manufacturing
  • 9,000 transportation and storage

What’s more we can offer support and assistance in finding the right team players for you, learn more in our Business Support pages.

To learn more call 01302 735555 or email