Providing key workforce data and research

Understanding trends and patterns within the sector workforce is important for providers, professionals and policy makers alike. Reliable and timely benchmark data on issues like training needs, career ambitions, salaries, gender balance, and percentages of qualified staff, help to inform both decision making in organisations, and the development of policies to support the sector.

The ETF is the body tasked with gathering strategic workforce data across the sector, and making available the employment and working patterns of thousands of staff.