Below is a summary of job posting trends for Austin MSA for the full month of March 2021.
March 1 – March 31, 2021 Job Posting Trends
- 30,923 new job ads were posted in Austin MSA in March 2021 (+5,662 from March 2020)
- Job postings increased 8.7% the week ending on March 27th, 2021 when compared to January 2020 pre-COVID trends. (Opportunity Insight)
- Job openings are wide-ranging:
- The region’s top hiring occupation groups in March were in IT (4,505), management (4,196), sales and related (3,094) office administrative & support (2,815), and healthcare practitioners and technical (2,547)
- Top titles posted in job ads were customer service representatives (112), sales associate (100), server (90), assistant manager (78), and admin assistant (76).
- Top companies hiring were IBM (509), Ascension Health (396), Hospital Corporation of America (343), Dell (296), and Facebook (284).
Targeted Industry Profile Trends:
- Professional, Scientific and Tech Industry:
- Top occupations posted online: Software Developers/Engineers (294), Managers, all other (198), Management Analysts (120), Information Technology Project Managers (98), and Computer Systems Engineers/Architects 93).
- Top employers posting online ads: IBM (509), Deloitte (206), Ernst & Young (180), Accenture (123), and KPMG (80).
- Healthcare Industry:
- Top occupations posted online: Registered Nurse (763), Medical and Health Service Managers (235), LVN/LPN (198), Personal Care Aides (197), and Medical Assistants (154)
- Top employers posting online ads: Ascension Health (396), Hospital Corporation of America (343), Baylor Scott and White (235), St. David’s Healthcare (174), and Brookdale Senior Living (72).
- Skilled Trades Industries (Construction, Transportation, Utilities, and Mining)
- Top occupations posted online: Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver (170), Laborers and Freight Movers (59), Sales Rep except Tech and Scientific Products (52), Construction Managers (51), and Construction Laborers (37)
- Top employers posting online ads: Chalk Mountain Services of Texas (43), DR Horton (31), FedEx (22), Wesleyan Homes Inc. (19), and Radiant Plumbing (18)
- Top occupations posted online: Software Developers (131), Sales Reps except Tech and Scient. Products (99), Marketing Managers (88), Managers, All Other (70), and Computer Systems Engineers (57).
- Top employers posting online ads: Dell (296), Merck & Company (189), Advanced Micro Devices (116), Applied Materials (87), and Cisco Systems Incorporated (63)