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Data governance

Understanding UK occupations

vector illustration of people dressed for various jobs and professions

How we’ve enhanced our Standard Occupational Classification to help better understand the UK jobs market. The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) is a framework used to classify occupations according to skill level and specialisation. It assigns all jobs a four-digit code …

Taking on feedback to improve data standards

The Government Digital Service (GDS) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) are working closely with government departments to improve how we manage and maintain data. The Government Transformation Strategy published in 2017 had a whole section on making better …