Some of the most searched for jobs in Scotland this year.

Scotland jobs: Here are the most searched for careers of 2021

The pandemic has changed many things – including the popularity of certain jobs and careers.

Tuesday, 30th November 2021, 3:51 pm

Recruitment experts Smart Recruit Online, have uncovered the jobs Scots have been searching for the most over the last 12 months.

The figures show a large increase in the popularity of ‘gig economy’ jobs, such as cleaners and drivers, where a significant candidate shortage has led to salary inflations and a more competitive and incentivised market.

Coupled with the 2020 nationwide furlough scheme which left many out of work, these jobs may have very well seemed like the “easiest” to branch into with little training.

Here are the 10 most searched for jobs of 2021.

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