Data documentation

LMI for All Data descriptions and indicators

As new data is published the LMI for All database is regularly updated. The current version of the LMI for All database contains the following key data sets:

1. Employment, projected employment and replacement demands from Working Futures
2. Pay and earnings based on the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings and the Labour Force Survey
3. Hours based on the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings
4. Unemployment rates based on based on the Labour Force Survey
5. Skills shortage vacancies based on the Employer Skills Survey
6. Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Interests based on the US O*NET system
7. Occupational descriptions from the ONS Standard Occupational Classifications
8. Current vacancies available from the Department for Work and Pensions’ ‘Find a job’ API
9. Higher education destinations data from HESA

The sources of the LMI For All data are explained in detail in theĀ LMI for All Data documentation (version 9, February 2017). An LMI for All Data overview – February 2019 is also available.

2019 Data update schedule

  • Unemployment rates (update complete)
  • Higher education destinations (update complete)
  • Working Futures dataset – occupational projections to 2027 (forthcoming)
  • Index of ONS job titles and descriptions linked to SOC2010 (currently being processed for API)
  • Pay and Hours (due July 2019)
  • Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Interests (due September 2019)

We are also working on a new mapping in order to integrate the updated apprenticeship service vacancy feed into the LMI for All database, which will be available this year.




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