To the south of the Greater Manchester area, the city of Manchester is also one of the districts itself. The city is of course home to a wide variety of shopping and retail areas including Spinningfields, the Northern Quarter, Piccadilly, and the city centre.
There are a huge number of jobs in the city centre, with a lot of retail and office space in use. The transport links make it a popular place to work. Find out more about the top jobs and employers in the Manchester area on this page.
Learn about training providers in Manchester
See some of the training providers you could study with in Manchester. Why not explore what courses they offer to see what’s available in your area?
See the top jobs in Manchester
This quick list shows the top occupations across Manchester. Do any of these sound like something you’d like to do?
- Software developer
- Admin assistant
- Account manager
- Project manager
Find careers events near you
Discover helpful and informative careers events in Manchester and the nearby areas.
Learn about the top skills in Manchester
These skills are the top 5 required skills across Manchester. You might already have some of these or could start a course to boost your skillset.
- Customer service
- Project management
- Microsoft Office
- Budget management
Discover local opportunities and support
See some opportunities to get work experience or brush up on your skills here on GMACS.
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The Young Professional Journey to Work virtual learning programme is a free learning tool for young people aged 17-19. Developed by Youth Employment UK, this free online course helps you build skills and careers confidence. There are 8 free modules that you can do at...
This course will see you learn the ins and outs of what it means to be part of a Radio Production team. Throughout the two weeks, you will alternate between presenter and producer roles, developing skills in music software, script writing and public speaking, as well...
Learn about Our Pass
In Manchester, aged 16-18 and looking for a cheap way to get around? Our Pass gets you free bus travel, discounted metro tickets and access to exclusive discounts.