Data set from Supply of skills for jobs in science and technology

England GCSE and A Levels held by STEM employees

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Data about the share of early career employees in England in different SOC2010 occupations (or groups of occupations), using pooled employment data from 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19 tax years; where an employee appears more than once, we take the information from the latest tax year observed. Further details are available in the publication methodology.

The 'employee_share' measure shows the share of employees for a group defined by selecting filters from:

  • group: to select a specific STEM sub-group
  • qualification_type: A Level or GCSE
  • subject: either Any A Level or specific A Level or GCSE subject

Data set details

Theme
Further education
Publication
Supply of skills for jobs in science and technology
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • Share of employment
Filters
  • Group of occupations
  • Subject
  • Type of qualification
Time period
2018-19

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_namegroupqualification_typesubjectemployee_share
2018Financial yearNationalE92000001EnglandOccupations most relevant to critical technologiesA LevelMathematics27.2
2018Financial yearNationalE92000001EnglandOccupations most relevant to critical technologiesA LevelPhysics17.1
2018Financial yearNationalE92000001EnglandOccupations most relevant to critical technologiesA LevelChemistry15.5
2018Financial yearNationalE92000001EnglandOccupations most relevant to critical technologiesA LevelBiology13.3
2018Financial yearNationalE92000001EnglandOccupations most relevant to critical technologiesA LevelGeneral Studies12.4

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
employee_shareShare of employment
groupGroup of occupations - Filter by occupation group
qualification_typeType of qualification - Filter by type of qualification
subjectSubject - Filter by subject

Footnotes

  1. Employees are those aged 23-30 in the 2018-19 tax year included in the ASHE survey and linked to LEO.
  2. GCSE and A Level and information is based qualifications achieved up to the 2018-19 tax year as identified in LEO.

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