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September Job Report: Job advertisements fall off a cliff nationwide

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 into the Australian jobs market.

Here are our findings for September…

Adzuna Job Vacancy Index

Adzuna Average Salary Index

Key points

  • Average advertised salaries increased by 1% year-on-year.
  • Job advertisements continue to decline at a rapid pace, dropping 17% compared to September last year.
  • The number of job seekers competing for each role continues to increase reaching 7 job seekers per job vacancy in August.
  • Jobs in the construction industry have plummeted 21% year-on-year.


Monthly Job and Salary Trends


Job Market Competition


Worst states to find a job

Best states to find a job

National wage breakdown