Our September figures show continued year-over-year job posting growth in every major industry we track: 40% or greater in nine out of 12 industries. All 12 industries had quarterly job posting growth of 11% or more – further indication of a recovering job market.
Manufacturing saw the largest percentage change in job postings over one quarter, with a 31% increase. Maintenance Technician, Production Supervisor, and Product Manager were among the job titles in this industry receiving the most job seeker clicks.
Financial Services and Banking job postings also grew strongly, with a 22% quarterly increase. The markets with the highest job seeker demand, as measured by job seeker clicks were New York, Atlanta, and Houston. Financial Analyst, Staff Accountant, and Teller jobs received the highest number of job seeker clicks.
September 2010 Industry Employment Trends
Industry Job Postings Quarter Change Accounting 155,424 20% Construction 112,769 12% Education 129,673 14% Financial Services and Banking 271,314 22% Healthcare 811,059 21% Hospitality 102,653 11% Information Technology 353,218 17% Manufacturing 127,386 31% Media and Newspaper 48,101 20% Real Estate 30,466 22% Retail 410,183 18% Transportation 121,134 24%
For those trying to transition out of industries that have been slow to recover, Industry Employment Trends will help you to identify the fastest growing industries and segments. Be sure to check back each month.
For the latest on the number of jobs available in your area, take a look at our recently updated Job Market Competition Index.