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The scraper is a web scraping tool that retrieves job postings from, a job search website in the UK. Scraper ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ

๐Ÿ‘‹ Welcome to the Scraper, an actor designed to help you gather job listings from! With this actor, you can easily search for job listings based on various criteria, including job type, location, and date posted.


The Scraper is a web scraping tool designed to extract job listings from It was created to make it easier for job seekers and recruiters to find relevant job postings and make data-driven decisions based on the extracted information.

Use Cases

Here are some typical scenarios in which the Scraper can be useful:

  • Job seekers can use the scraper to find job listings that match their skills and experience.
  • Recruiters can use the scraper to monitor the job market and stay up-to-date on the latest job openings.
  • Researchers can use the scraper to gather data on job trends and analyze the job market.

Input ๐Ÿ“ฅ

To use this actor, you need to provide the following input:

  • Field: startUrls
    • Type: array
    • Required: No
    • Description: List of job URLs to scrape
  • Field: query
    • Type: string
    • Required: No
    • Description: The keyword(s) for the job you're looking for
  • Field: location
    • Type: string
    • Required: No
    • Description: The location of the job you're looking for
  • Field: jobType
    • Type: array
    • Required: No
    • Description: The type of job you're looking for. Possible values are "perm", "temp", "fulltime", "contract" and "parttime"
  • Field: workFromHome
    • Type: boolean
    • Required: No
    • Description: Set this to true if you want to find remote job postings
  • Field: datePosted
    • Type: string
    • Required: No
    • Description: One of the allowed values for the date filter

Note: Either query or startUrls must be provided. If both fields are falsey, the actor will throw an error.

Output ๐Ÿ“ค

An example output looks like this:

2  "id": "49982381",
3  "title": "Senior Software Developer",
4  "industry": "Information Technology",
5  "url": "",
6  "datePosted": "2023-03-09T00:00:00.000Z",
7  "validThrough": "2023-04-20T20:55:00.000Z",
8  "isEasyApply": true,
9  "isFeatured": true,
10  "currency": "GBP",
11  "jobLocation": "London",
12  "jobLocationRegion": "South East England",
13  "jobLocationCountry": "GB",
14  "descriptionText": "Job Title: Senior Software Developer...",
15  "descriptionHtml": "<p>Job Title: Senior Software Developer...",
16  "companyName": "Advantage Resourcing",
17  "companyLogo": "",
18  "companyProfileWithCurrentJob": "",
19  "companyProfileURL": "",
20  "applicationsCount": 12,
21  "companySizeBracket": "100-249",
22  "companySector": "Engineering",
23  "companyLocation": "Manchester, United Kingdom",
24  "companyDescriptionTexts": ["What we do..."],
25  "companyBenefits": [],
26  "companyLinkFacebook": "",
27  "companyLinkTwitter": "",
28  "companyLinkLinkedin": "",
29  "companyLinkInstagram": "",
30  "companyLinkCompanyWebsite": ""

Miscellaneous ๐Ÿ“‘

Please note that not all companies have a profile page on Therefore, detailed information about the company and applicationsCount fields might not be present for some job postings. However, companyName is always present.

The companyLink-prefixed field contains external links to the company's social media profiles and website. Those can be the company website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and others.

We hope this README helps you get started with our Scraper. If you have any further questions or feedback, please feel free to contact us!

Happy scraping! ๐Ÿš€

FAQ ๐Ÿ’ฌ

What is reed co uk?

reed co uk (or is a job board website in the United Kingdom that allows job seekers to search and apply for various job vacancies posted by employers. It also provides a range of career advice and tools for job seekers, such as CV building and interview tips.

How can I find jobs on

To find jobs on, simply visit the website and use the search bar to enter keywords related to the type of job you're looking for and the location where you'd like to work. You can also browse job categories or filter search results by job type, salary, company, and more. Once you've found a job you're interested in, you can apply directly through the website by submitting your CV and cover letter or filling out an online application form. You can use tools like the scraper to automate the process of finding suitable jobs and use integrations to make the process easier.

Can I use the scraper to apply for jobs?

No, the scraper is intended for data extraction and analysis purposes only. It should not be used to apply for jobs or otherwise interact with's website.

What types of jobs can the scraper find?

The scraper can find any job posted on that matches the criteria you specify in the input.

What if the website changes?

It is possible that changes to the website's structure or code may break the scraper. In this case, the scraper will need to be updated to reflect the changes in order to continue working properly. It is important to regularly monitor the website for any changes that may impact the scraper's functionality and update it as needed.
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  • 2 monthly users
  • 2 stars
  • 100.0% runs succeeded
  • 3 hours response time
  • Created in Mar 2023
  • Modified 28 days ago