Info on the job market and index Advertsdata
European Job Market: 17,6 Percent growth
In October index Advertsdata could analyse 1,018,858 job offers* in the job markets of the newspapers and job boards in 10 European countries. This is an increase of 17.6 % compared to October 2015. (Multiple postings in several sources possible)
Development of the Job Market in 2016
index Advertsdata evaluated 2016 about 500 print and online media in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
About 14 million job advertisements were posted from January till December 2016 in these media. The most job ads were posted in November (1,376,500), followed by September (1,344,380).
The fewest qualified employees were wanted in February. Only 1,011,670 jobs were offered during this period.
All in all, we can indicate a highly positive development trend. The employers posted in December 17 % more job advertisements than in January.
Number of Job Ads per Vacancy
index Advertsdata analysed more than 1.2 million job adverts in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, Sweden and Norway in October 2016.
Averaged across all ten countries, 1.45 ads in print or online media were placed for one job opening.
Employers in Switzerland promote their vacancies the most. To recruit a new employee, 1.92 job advertisements were posted on average by one company. Sweden follows with 1.58 job ads.
Norwegian enterprises rarely advertise their job openings with more than one posting. Also in Denmark, the number of multiple postings for the same job opening is quite limited.