Byline: By Abbie Wightwick Western Mail
The number of workers in Wales winning top management posts has increased dramatically, new figures show. More than one in seven jobs held across the nation is now a well-paid role, with some professions expanding by up to 80% within five years.
Around 200,000 people now hold white-collar positions, estimates the Wales Management Council, as we move from working with machines to people. Between 2001 and 2006 senior posts rose by more than 15% and manual jobs dropped by 5%.
And the statistics, released by the Welsh Assembly Government, show:
More women are breaking into managerial roles; and