For which employees did companies invest most in job adverts?

Top 3 job categories in May according to the ad budget

Apart from the number of job adverts published, the total amount spent on ads is a good indicator for you: It shows which companies are really willing to invest money into hiring new employees. These are the ones who are more likely to ask recruitment agencies for help and place more adverts in job boards.

These were the top 3 job categories, for which companies – without considering employment agencies – spent the most on job ads in May 2020:

Sweden:

In Sweden, the ad budget in science and training amounts to nearly 14 million crowns in May. The second highest amount was spent on job postings for medical workers, the third highest in the field of organisation/project management.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

Norway:

Due to the corona pandemic, the demand for health care professionals in Norway has become even more urgent. This is probably one of the main reasons why the most money was invested into finding employees in healthcare. Furthermore, project managers and construction workers were needed in Norway in May.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

Denmark:

Similar to Norway, companies in Denmark invested in placing ads to find employees in the healthcare and medicine sector. The second highest investment in job postings was in organisation/project management, the third highest in construction.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

France:

In the French job market, there was a high demand for technical professionals like engineers with almost 8.5 million Euro invested in job ads for them. Companies in France also spent a lot on job adverts for employees in sales and project management.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

Luxembourg:

Over 190.000 Euro were spent in Luxembourg on job postings in order to hire employees in the finance and accounting sector. The second and third highest amounts were invested in organisation/project management and IT/telecommunications.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

Belgium:

In Belgium, companies spent the most money on job postings in the healthcare sector. The second and third highest investments can be seen in project management and in IT/telecommunications.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

Netherlands:

In the Netherlands, the highest ad budget was used for recruitment in the healthcare sector. The second most was spent on job postings for construction workers, the third most in the field of organisation and project management.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

Austria:

Sales experts were the most looked for on the Austrian job market with nearly 1.9 million Euro spent on job ads. Furthermore, companies in Austria used almost 1.4 million Euro in order to find employees in organisation and project management and in technical professions, respectively.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

Switzerland:

In May, companies in Switzerland invested the most in the field of organisation and project management, followed by technical professions like engineers. Due to the current situations, almost 1.85 million CHF were used with the purpose of hiring employees in the healthcare sector.

Number of Job Ads per Vacancy in September 2019

Period: 01. May 2020 – 31. May 2020
Excluding employment agencies

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