14 million reasons you should be using reed.co.uk this month

Summer’s almost here, and reed.co.uk’s strongest ever start to the year shows no signs of slowing down.

reed.co.uk attracted over 14.4 million visits in April alone, adding up to a massive 170 million visits over the last 12 months. And with the number of unique users reaching reed.co.uk up by 15% year-on-year, more talented candidates are seeing your roles than ever before.

Here’s a quick breakdown of April’s headline stats:


  1. 14.4 million visits from 6.3 million unique visitors
  • 170 million visits in the last 12 months
  • 15% more unique users than this time last year


  1. 4 million job applications
  • 5 applications every second
  • Your jobs are attracting more of the UK’s top talent than ever before


  1. 250,000 live vacancies
  • 190,000 new jobs added in April
  • Over 260 jobs added to the site every hour


  1. Growth across key sectors
  • The Construction & Property industry saw an 81% increase in applications YoY
  • Significant growth in Manufacturing (64%), FMCG (46%), Education (40%) and Health & Medicine (38%)


  1. Key growth across regions
  • 21% YoY increase in applications within North East England
  • More applications also seen in Yorkshire & Humberside (15%), the West Midlands (7%), Wales (7%) and the East Midlands (6%)


For more specific information on numbers in your area, take a look at the latest Reed Job Index.


More brand recognition and engagement

reed.co.uk is the number one recruitment brand in the UK in terms of awareness, number one for advertising campaign recall and number one for consideration amongst jobseekers.

Our social media channels reach an audience of over 120,000 followers. So whether you want to tweet us, follow us or like us, there’s no job board receiving more exposure amongst social media users than reed.co.uk.


What next?

Rather than resting on our laurels, reed.co.uk is committed to reaching more of the candidates your business needs.

reed.co.uk is the only UK job board with year-round national TV advertising, a catch-up campaign on mobile, tablet and smart TV and award-winning YouTube promotion, all of which enables us to reach more jobseekers than ever before.

To find out more about how we reed.co.uk can drive the most relevant candidates to your roles, contact your Account Manager today.


Learn more about how reed.co.uk can benefit your business by visiting https://www.reed.co.uk/recruiter/, or calling 0845 241 9293 today.