Constructionjobs.ie Index September 17: UK-based construction professionals interested in opportunities abroad
|Constructionjobs.ie Index September 17: UK-based construction professionals interested in opportunities abroad|
|Published 03 Oct 2017|
| Key points in Constructionjobs.ie Index August 2017|
In this constructionjobs.ie Index
Constructionjobs.ie Construction Jobs Index August 2017
The number of construction job positions advertised on constructionjobs.ie during August 2017 was up on jobs advertised in June/July 2017, with an increase in the index of 2%.
There was also an increase of 3% in the number of applications being made through constructionjobs.ie.
Top 10 most viewed jobs on constructionjobs.ie August 2017
Of the most viewed jobs on constructionjobs.ie, there was significant interest in Quantity Surveyor jobs and Safety and Environmental jobs being advertised during August.
1. Junior Environmental Advisor – Ipswich, UK
2. Junior Design Architect – Dublin
3. Senior QS - Fit Out - UAE
4. Environmental Advisor - Scotland
5. Site Manager – Caribbean
6. Junior Safety Officer – Dublin
7. Office Administrator – Dublin
8. Marketing Manager – Galway
9. Quantity Surveyor – London
10. CAD Technician – Munster
Percentage of jobs advertised by location
The breakdown of construction jobs advertised by location (See Chart) shows change.
While Dublin continues to dominate there is a slip in overall jobs advertised in Ireland from 79% to 75%, with 25% of jobs advertised being for positions outside of Ireland, up from 21% the previous month.
Constructionjobs.ie Director, Paraic Kelly comments, “There were significant increases in applicants based in the UK. Too early to say if this is a trend, but it does suggest there may be growing demand for construction and engineering professionals in the UK. It also indicates that there is a growing number of UK-based professionals interested in construction opportunities abroad.
Top 10 constructionjobs.ie categories to received most applications from Jobseekers
There was no change in the most popular job categories, with Engineering jobs receiving the most applications.
Top 10 Job application locations on constructionjobs.ie
The most popular locations to where applications submitted applications through constructionjobs.ie during August ‘17 (June July ‘17 position in Brackets).
During August, there was no change in the Top 5 locations for job seekers applying for jobs. Galway has moved into Number 6 slot, a jump of three places on the previous Index.
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