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October 2018 Job Report

To make finding a job easier, Adzuna brings all the jobs in Australia to the one place. This means we have the most up-to-date statistics and insights on the Australian jobs market.

Here are our findings for October…

Adzuna job vacancy index

Adzuna average salary index 

Key Points

  • Job vacancies in the property sector plummeted 30% year-on-year.
  • Year-on-year, job vacancies decreased nationwide by 8%. NSW recorded the biggest dip, down 11%.
  • 5.64 job seekers compete for each live job vacancy nationwide. The lowest point in 6 months.
  • Job vacancies in the energy sector increased 9% year-on-year, while salaries increased 14%

Six-month changes in job seekers per job vacancy

Worst states to find a job

Best states to find a job

National wage breakdown

Worst performers: Sector by salary

Best performers: Sector by salary