Colchester is an increasingly popular place to live and work, with world-class education providers at its centre. 

Reasons to consider a role in Colchester: 

  • It is the fastest-growing district in Essex
  • Job opportunities are growing
  • It's home to the University of Essex, Colchester Institute (the largest vocational college in North Essex) and Colchester Sixth Form College (one of the largest 16-to-19 academic providers in Essex). 
  • Soon to benefit from the development of Freeport East and the Tendring/Colchester Borders Garden Community, with an increased number and variety of jobs available.

For more detailed Colchester labour market information, visit the South East Skills website.

5% increase in job opportunities between 2015 and 2020
13% of Essex residents live in Colchester

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