Your STEM based career in Yorkshire and the Humber...


Yorkshire and Humberside has a strong presence in banking, processing, servicing functions and professional services. Leeds is the region’s largest financial centre, followed by Sheffield and Bradford. Growth sectors include bioenergy, bio-based chemicals, food and drink sectors. Growth sectors include digital industries, environmental technologies, business and financial services and construction.

Key Sectors:

Financial & Professional Services


Healthcare & Life Sciences

Digital Technologies

Key Cities


A diverse, vibrant cultural city with excellent connectivity and emerging high growth sectors. Leeds is an important financial centre and with career opportunities across multiple sectors.


Sheffield's regeneration brought opportunities in construction, finance, IT, distribution & developments boosting its heritage.


Popular destination with employers offering roles in tech, construction, engineering, facilities and professional services.


Located at the heart of the UK, a vibrant city with competitive property prices and Yorkshire countryside.


UK City of Culture 2017 with industry focused on healthcare, chemical manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and engineering.


Leeds University, one of the UK's largest higher education institutions, renowned for quality of teaching and research.

The University of York a Russell Group university.

The University of Sheffield, renowned for research-led learning, teaching and famous for excellent student social life.

The University of Bradford high-quality teaching and research.

Sheffield Hallam University a commitment to transform lives.

University of Huddersfield is 1st in England for professionally qualified teaching staff (HEFCE, 2016). 

The University of Hull teaches students from 100+ countries.

Leeds Trinity University produces employable graduates.

Leeds Beckett University has 25,000+ students studying across two campuses and history that stretches back almost 200 years.

York St John University is walking distance of York centre. 

Colleges in Yorkshire

University Technical Colleges in yorkshire and humber


Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.4 Leeds

Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.8 Bradford

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