Top Open Positions in Australia

Bullhorn have been working closely with the team at Web Rover to collect the latest data on the top open positions in Australia. Web Rover provide data solutions to help businesses acquire company, contact and market intelligence data. Read below to see the top open positions broken down by industry, job type, companies hiring, and state & territory.

We will be updating this data monthly so be sure to check back in.

Top 10 Open Positions

Open Roles Being Recruited: December 2020

Open Roles Being Recruited: January 2021

In December, 25,848 roles were being recruited for across the top 10 most advertised job types in Australia. 

This was a 22.2% decrease from the number of positions available in November 2020. It could be suggested that seasonality may be a cause for the reduction in available roles. "Chefs/Cooks" remained as the top role being recruited for across all industries.

In January, 31,757 roles were being recruited for across the top 10 most advertised job types in Australia.

This was a 23% increase from the number of positions available in December 2020. "Chefs/Cooks" has remained the most sort after position for 3 consecutive months.

Top 10 Industries Recruiting

Top Industries: December 2020

Top Industries: January 2021

In December 2020, 102 313 roles were being recruited for across the top 10 industries advertising open positions.

"Healthcare & Medical" replaced "Construction" as the top industry recruiting, however construction still remains in the top three. All ten industries in the list were also in the list in November.

The total number of positions open within this category has decreased by 26% from November to December. It could be suggested that seasonality may be a cause for the reduction in available roles.

In January 2021, 120 649 roles were being recruited for across the top 10 industries advertising open positions.

"Trades & Services" replaced "Healthcare & Medical" as the top industry recruiting. "Retail & Consumer Products" & "Sales" both replaced "Construction" and "Accounting" in the top 10 positions.

The total number of positions open within this category has increased by 18% from December to January.

Top Hiring Companies

Top Clients: December 2020

 

 

Top Clients: January 2021

 

The businesses listed above represent those with the highest number of open vacancies. Six of the top 10 hiring businesses appeared in both December and January.

There was only a 1% increase in the number of positions being recruited by the top 10 recruiting companies from December to January.

Open Positions by State & Territory

December 2020

January 2021

In December 2020, 157 957 roles were being recruited across Australia. This is a 53% decrease from November.

It could be suggested that seasonality may be a cause for the reduction in available roles.

The distribution across states and territories remains rather consistent with previous months, with NSW slightly decreasing its share of positions down from 34% to 30% across the country.

In January 2021, 173 891 roles were being recruited across Australia. This is a 10% increase from December.

The distribution across states and territories remains consistent with the previous month, with NSW still having 30% of the open positions across the country.

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