Information sources

Our website content is based on several different trusted sources of information.

Skills assessment tools

Our skills assessment tools are discover your skills and careers and the skills health check.

We worked with occupational psychology experts SHL Group Limited to create our skills assessment tools.

Salary information

Our careers advisers use data from trusted sources to add an estimated salary range to each job profile.

These sources include:

  • the Office for National Statistics
  • industry bodies
  • live job vacancies
  • public sector pay scales

We'll put a salary as variable if reliable information is difficult to find. This might happen in jobs that are often freelance or have lots of self-employed workers.

Skills and working environment

We include information about skills and working environment on our job profiles.

We use data from O*NET OnLine by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. We use this information under the CC BY 4.0 license. We have modified this information.

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