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July Job Report – Advertisements Continue to Slide in 2019

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

Here are our findings for July…

Adzuna Job Vacancy Index

Adzuna Average Salary Index


Key points

  • Average advertised salaries increased by 2% year-on-year.
  • Job advertisements continue to decline at a rapid pace, dropping 11% compared to July last year
  • The number of job seekers competing for each role is at the highest point in over a year, reaching 6.55 job seekers per job vacancy in June.
  • Unemployment has increased by 3.4% compared to the same time last year.


Monthly Job and Salary Trends

Job Market Competition

Six-month change in jobseekers per vacancy

Worst states to find a job

Best states to find a job

National wage breakdown