A recent Talent Blueprint survey on Seek.com Analytics revealed some interesting market trends and shifts within the Engineering & Construction industries over the last 12 months. Figures show that since May 2017, the demand for talent within the engineering sector has significantly increased and the supply of talent interested in these vacancies has significantly decreased.
Upon taking a closer look, the following figures emerged. Since September 2016, the number of job ads for Mechanical Engineers in QLD has increased by 122.5%, suggesting the market demand for Mechanical Engineers is well and truly on the rise again.
Since September 2016, the number of ads placed for Project Engineers in QLD has increased by 112.5%, and Project Managers in QLD has increased by an astonishing 131.25%.
Over the last 12 months, the most difficult positions to fill within the Engineering sector have been:
2.Building Services Engineers
The positions with largest volume of available candidates have been:
So what does this mean for Engineering & Construction professionals? It seems as though there has been a significant amount of growth in jobs within the industry, particularly in QLD. So if you’re looking to make your next career move, keep your eyes peeled online, and get networking