Jobs vacancies are up 7% since this time last year with growth evident in diverse sectors of the economy according to the IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index. However, the Index also found a decline in jobs in border counties.
The IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index shows jobs up by almost 10% in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period 12 months ago. This continued growth in jobs is good news for professionals seeking to advance their career.
The IrishJobs.ie Q4 2017 Jobs Index reflects a robust job market. Maintaining a momentum evident throughout 2017 and 2016, overall jobs vacancies increased by 3 percent in Q4 on the same period in the previous year.
Job openings are rising at a faster rate in Limerick than in other cities, according to our latest jobs index. The number of jobs advertised in the city was up 43pc year-on-year in the third quarter of this year.
Jobs in construction are up 40% according to the latest IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index with civil engineers, surveyors and project managers particularly in demand.
2016 saw an increase in the number of jobs being advertised in Ireland according to the latest IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index. In Q4 2016 jobs were up 11% year on year and 1% quarter on quarter with strong annual increases in jobs in two-thirds of all job sectors analysed nationally.
Good news for jobseekers, the number of jobs advertised online are up 7% since this time last year according to the latest IrishJobs.ie Job Index. The job market also continued to improve throughout April, May and June with jobs increasing by 4% compared to the first three months of the year.
The number of jobs advertised online during the first three months of this year increased by 14% compared to this time last year according to the latest IrishJobs.ie Jobs Index. Find out more about jobs in your sector in our Jobs Index infographic.