Australian employment trends

The following charts provide information on current employment trends in Australia over the last 12 months (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017).

Top industry sectors

This chart shows the top industry sectors based on approximately 1.5 million job listings across Australia.

Top industry sector statistics. Health Care and Social Assistance 21.56%, Public Admin and Safety 14.84%, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 9.60%

Burning Glass Technologies. (2017) “Labor Insight Real-Time Labor Market Information Tool.” Labour Insight Jobs. https://labourinsight.burning-glass.com/jobs/anz#/snapshots/reports. Retrieved July 19, 2017.

Health care and social assistance

This chart shows the top advertised industries in the health care and social assistance sector based on 180,357 job listings across Australia.

Top health sector statistics. Hospitals (except Psychiatric 43.48%, Other Social Assistance Services 12.58%, Other Health Care Services 12.57%

Burning Glass Technologies. (2017) “Labor Insight Real-Time Labor Market Information Tool.” Labour Insight Jobs. https://labourinsight.burning-glass.com/jobs/anz#/snapshots/reports. Retrieved July 19, 2017.

Public administration and safety

This chart shows the top advertised industries in the public administration and safety sector based on 102,519 job listings across Australia.

Top Public Admin sector statistics. State Gov Admin 68.70%, Local Gov Admin 14.5%, Central Gov Admin 8.67%

Burning Glass Technologies. (2017) “Labor Insight Real-Time Labor Market Information Tool.” Labour Insight Jobs. https://labourinsight.burning-glass.com/jobs/anz#/snapshots/reports. Retrieved July 19, 2017.

Professional, scientific and technical services

This chart shows the top advertised industries in the professional, scientific and technical services sector based on 75,272 job listings across Australia.

Top Professional Services sector statistics. Engineering design and consulting 19.25%, Legal Services 18.13%, Computer Systems design and related 12.17%

Burning Glass Technologies. (2017) “Labor Insight Real-Time Labor Market Information Tool.” Labour Insight Jobs. https://labourinsight.burning-glass.com/jobs/anz#/snapshots/reports. Retrieved July 19, 2017.

Education and training

This chart shows the top advertised industries in the education and training sector based on 54,412 job listings across Australia.

Top education sector statistics. Higher Ed 66.99%, Preschool Ed 11.38%, Ed Support Services 7.94%

Burning Glass Technologies. (2017) “Labor Insight Real-Time Labor Market Information Tool.” Labour Insight Jobs. https://labourinsight.burning-glass.com/jobs/anz#/snapshots/reports. Retrieved July 19, 2017.

Financial and insurance services

This chart shows the top advertised industries in the financial and insurance services sector based on 46,579 job listings across Australia.

Top finance sector statistics. Banking 54.46%, General Insurance 14.23%, Auxiliary and Investment Services 12.5%

Burning Glass Technologies. (2017) “Labor Insight Real-Time Labor Market Information Tool.” Labour Insight Jobs. https://labourinsight.burning-glass.com/jobs/anz#/snapshots/reports. Retrieved July 19, 2017.

Top 25 skills

This chart shows the top 25 skills that employers specify based on approximately 1.5 million job listings across Australia.

Top skills statistics. Building relationships 15.32%, Customer service 9.84%, Business management 9.13%

Burning Glass Technologies. (2017) “Labor Insight Real-Time Labor Market Information Tool.” Labour Insight Jobs. https://labourinsight.burning-glass.com/jobs/anz#/snapshots/reports. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
Source: Burning Glass Technologies’ Labor Insight™ Real-time Labor Market Information tool.