Plymouth is situated 190 miles west of London and has a population of around 250,000 people. Plymouth is home to the 9th largest University in the UK: The University of Plymouth which is a big employer within the city with over 30,000 students and 3,000 staff.
Plymouth has many jobs in the public sector including jobs in health, education and administration. The Plymouth Gin Distillery has been producing gin since 1793 and is one of many employers within the city.
Marine and maritime businesses thrive in Plymouth due to its port and links with the coast. There are over 250 businesses that operate within this sector generating many jobs in Plymouth. Devonport Dockyard is the only naval base in the UK to refit nuclear submarines and its docks played an important part in the Second World War. Plymouth also has an excellent reputation for diving and the University of Plymouth has its own marine institute.
A number organisations form part of the Plymouth marine sciences partnership. Plymouth is home to the Marine Biological Association of the UK, (MBA), which conducts research into marine sciences. Plymouth Marine Laboratory focuses on global issues such as climate change and reports closely to the government on issues which include marine conservation.
We have 3,000+ jobs in Plymouth today, 16/05/2021. The most searched categories in Plymouth are Accounting, Management, Engineering and Sales.