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January 2020 Job Report – New year off to a rocky start

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 January…

Adzuna Job Vacancy Index

Adzuna Average Salary Index

Key Points

  • Average advertised salaries increased 7% year-on-year.
  • Job advertisements continued a downward slump, dropping 28% when compared to January last year.
  • The number of job seekers competing for each role has reached a twelve- month high of 7.52 job seekers.
  • Jobs in the construction industry declined 34% year-on-year.

Monthly Job and Salary Trends


Job Market Competition

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