October Employment Monitor | Sustained professional job growth continues with 14% increase
Sustained professional job growth continues with 14% increase
- Compared to October 2013, there was an increase in professional job vacancies of 14% (11,056 compared to 9,684).
- Month-on-month, the number of vacancies for professionals continues to rise with a 5% upsurge compared to last month, September 2014 (10,572).
- Employment is increasing across all sectors and professional jobs growth continues to grow at a faster rate than other sectors.
- The number of job seekers (6,795) falls 8% compared to the previous month (7,400) and 27% compared to October 2013 (9,355).
- Ireland is attracting professional workers from overseas especially those who are employed in multilingual roles.
- Financial services firms are shifting emphasis from arrears collection to sales and product development roles.
Chart 1: Professional jobs
Chart 2: Professional job seekers
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