The demand for skilled professionals in Scotland will increase in 2015, according to research published by recruitment firm Eden Scott.
The outlook is relatively optimistic for the year, despite concerns across the UK that finding suitable candidates will be much more challenging than recent years.
Research revealed that jobs growth is predicted in 2015, with a skill shortage expected to drive salaries up, particularly in markets such as IT.
The recruitment agency has released their Recruitment Market Insight Report for 2015, providing market intelligence to hiring managers and business owners on market sectors such as; Accountancy and Finance, Construction, Food and Drink, Hospitality, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy and Sales and Marketing.
The report gathers anecdotal evidence and feedback from industry leaders and employers to provide predictions for the recruitment market in 2015 across a large cross section of the recruitment market.
Director of Eden Scott, Michelle Lownie, commented: “We pride ourselves on delivering credible market information each year to highlight the key factors should consider as part of their recruitment strategies.
“2015 is forecast is set to be an energetic and progressive year for recruitment, investing in people, rebuilding trust and confidence and building upon the employment growth experienced nationwide in the previous year.”