Area Information

Careers and lifestyle in and around Inverness

Inverness and the surrounding area has a wealth of diverse businesses, social enterprises and a large public sector that can offer fantastic career opportunities to people of all ages and backgrounds.

The film below features just some of the businesses and people involved in the high-tech electronics and engineering sectors in the area, including their reasons for moving here and what they love about the area.

A wealth of opportunity:

  • A growing population (156,736 in 2016)
  • A younger age profile than the rest of the Highlands and Islands
  • A higher employment rate (80.5%) than the rest of Scotland (74.3%)

Great transport links:

  • £3bllion being invested in dueling the A9 from Perth to Inverness
  • Air routes to 14 destinations, with onward travel to the rest of the world
  • Over 20 busses and trains daily to central Scotland

For more information about living and working in the Inverness area, contact the team as HIE or visit Talent Scotland:

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