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Job Market Report April 2019

Provided by CV Screen

Monthly Highlights

  • Candidate availability continues to fall, with IT, Finance and Marketing all experiencing a drop of greater than 4%.
  • Demand for permanent staff increased in April, which is likely to be a result of the March deadline for Brexit being extended.
  • There was a slight drop in the number of Finance jobs being advertised.
  • There is definite upward pressure on wages, with those candidates with high demand skills being offered salary increases in excess of 25% from employers who are becoming increasingly more desperate to secure talent.

What’s happening to Job
application rates?

What’s happening to demand?

Information Technology

Demand

3%

Candidate Availability

4%

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Accounting & Finance

Demand

2%

Candidate Availability

5.5%

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Digital & Marketing

Demand

1.1%

Candidate Availability

4%

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