Data set from School workforce in England

Vacancies secondary subjects

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Full- and part-time classroom teacher vacancies and temporary filled number of posts and rates in state funded secondary schools by subject.

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
School workforce in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of teacher vacancies
  • Rate of vacancies
  • Vacancy subject
Time period
2017/18 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandArt & Design410.4
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBiology100.1
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBusiness Studies550.7
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandCareers and Key Skills00
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandChemistry130.2

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
vacanciesNumber of teacher vacancies
vacancy_rateRate of vacancies
vacancy_subjectVacancy subject


  1. Data on the subject taught for classroom teacher vacancies was not collected for the academic year 2020/21

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