Employment Monitor

Quarterly Update: The volume of professional job opportunities decreased by less than 1%, in Q1 2016 (36,925) compared to Q1 2015 (37,171) The number of professionals seeking new roles increased by 4% this quarter (24,084) compared to the same period in 2015 (23,140) IT, Engineering, Supply Chain...

13/04/2016

Highlights Overall Professional job opportunities were on a par with the same month last year (11,762) but fell by 11% compared to January 2016 (13,173). Numbers of professionals seeking new roles was down 2% on the previous month but up 14% on February 2015. The monitor recorded significant talent...

08/03/2016

Highlights The monitor recorded 37% month-on-month increase in vacancies in January 2016. The proportion of job opportunities reached the same level as in January 2015. There was a 50% month-on-month increase in the number of professionals active in the job market between January 2016 and December...

10/02/2016

Highlights The Monitor recorded a 24% month-on-month decline in vacancies in December 2015, with a 5% decline year-on-year Although the proportion of job seekers weakened by 21% month-on-month, the overall figure was up 5% for the year The finance sector has witnessed a return of the bonus culture...

18/01/2016

Highlights The number of professionals seeking new roles (9,425) peaked in July 2015. The Monitor recorded the highest number of professional opportunities (13,445) in May 2015. Nationally, 9% more professional opportunities were available in November 2015 compared to the same month last year. 7%...

08/12/2015

Highlights : 6% more professional opportunities recorded in October 2015, compared to the same month last year. The number of professionals seeking new roles was down 10% compared to the previous month, reflecting less movement in the jobs market compared to earlier in the year. Within the IT...

09/11/2015

Highlights Overall: Nationally, 10% more professional opportunities available in September 2015 compared to the same month last year. 4% more professional jobs came to market in September compared to the previous month. 20% increase in the number of professionals entering the jobs market, compared...

15/10/2015

Highlights Overall 11% more professional jobs available this month compared to August last year. 3% increase in the number of professionals entering the jobs market, compared to August 2014. A month on month decrease of 13% in professional jobs coming to market, primarily reflective of the season...

16/09/2015

July Highlights 33% more professional jobs available this month compared to July last year. A month on month increase of 16% in professional jobs coming to market. 1% decrease in the number of professionals entering the jobs market, compared to July 2014. July was an exceptionally busy month for IT...

13/08/2015

Highlights Overall 19% more professional jobs available this month compared to June last year. 11% decrease in the number of professionals entering the jobs market, compared to June 2014 as the jobs market becomes increasingly passive. A month on month decrease of 15% in professional jobs coming to...

14/07/2015