Info on the job market and index Advertsdata
European job market: 21,3 percent growth
In February, index Advertsdata could analyse 1,192,469 job offers* in the job markets of the newspapers and job boards in 10 European countries. This is an increase of 21.3 % compared to February 2016. (Multiple postings in several sources possible)
The Most In-Demand Occupational Group
index Advertsdata analysed more than 1.5 million job adverts in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, Sweden and Norway in February 2017.
Handicraft workers enjoy the highest demand in most of these European countries. For instance, in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland, craftspeople are the most wanted occupational group.
Norway, Denmark and Sweden have the most vacancies for health and social workers.
Technical professionals rank first in Austria. In Luxembourg, financial experts are the most sought-after staff.
Vacancies in the manufacturing industry (as percentage of the total job market)
index Advertsdata analysed more than 1.2 million job adverts in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, Sweden and Norway in January 2017.
The percentage of job postings in the manufacturing industry in these eleven European countries averages out at 8.5 %.
As expected, the part of manufacturing in the German job market is the highest one (15.6 %). Denmark with 12.5 % and Austria with 11.6 % completing the top three. In Swiss, 10.7 % of all job offers come from the producing industry.
Norway (4.5 %), France (3.6 %) and the Netherlands (1.6 %) have relatively small portions of advertisements of industrial enterprises.