European job market: 9,1 percent growth
In April index Advertsdata could analyse 1,275,840 job offers* in the job markets of the newspapers and job boards in 10 European countries. This is an increase of 9.1 % compared to April 2016. (Multiple postings in several sources possible)
Job Ads per Advertiser in March 2017
More than 140,000 job advertisers in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France, Denmark, Sweden and Norway posted 1.2 million advertisements in March 2017. The European average amounts to 9,2 ads per advertiser.
Belgium (56 %), Norway (55 %) and Denmark (55 %) have the highest percentage of enterprises posted only one employment ad. Austria with 51 % takes fourth place. Switzerland (34 %) is well below the European average (45 %).
The highest rate of high frequent advertisers (≥ 11) is in France (17 %) followed by Switzerland with 16 % and the Netherlands with 11 %.
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.