JOB MARKET REVIEW – KSA (FEBRUARY 2016)

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  • Monster Employment Index KSA declines three percent on the year
  • Consumer Goods/ FMCG, Food & Packaged Food , Home Appliance, Garments/ Textiles/ Leather, Gems & Jewellery continues to chart the steepest growth, year-on-year
  • Hospitality records the steepest fall in online recruitment activity on an annual basis
  • Among job roles, Health Care registers the most notable growth in demand on the year

 

UAE Top Growth Industries

UAE Lowest Growth Industries

Year-over-year Growth Feb15 Feb16 % GrowthY-o-Y Year-over-year Growth Feb15 Feb16 % Growth Y-o-Y
Health Care 139 245 76% Hospitality 109 106 -3%
Education 127 218 72% Advertising, Market Research, Public Relations, Media and Entertainment 96 92 -4%
IT and Telecom/ISP 90 142 58% Oil and Gas 79 73 -8%

UAE Top Growth Occupations

UAE Lowest Growth Occupations

Year-over-year Growth Feb15 Feb16 % Growth   Y-o-Y Year-over-year Growth Feb15 Feb16 % Growth Y-o-Y
Sales and BD 107 187 75% Purchase / Logistics / Supply Chain 121 133 10%
Health Care 149 247 66% Hospitality and Travel 99 93 -6%
Software, Hardware, Telecom 99 158 60% Finance and Account 110 100 -9%

By Industry

2015

2016

Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb
Engineering, Construction and Real Estate 146 151 156 149 151 140 131 143 147 154 158 142 147
BFSI 192 201 217 218 217 214 183 187 214 195 188 167 156
Production/ Manufacturing, Automotive and Ancillary 78 80 83 72 84 82 76 83 82 92 78 74 83
Retail/Trade and Logistics 162 163 166 177 174 174 172 178 173 182 155 139 140
Oil and Gas 83 83 75 80 83 84 75 71 78 75 73 70 74
IT and Telecom/ISP 110 116 120 123 131 132 121 122 134 136 131 118 127
Hospitality 205 212 220 230 226 210 203 203 223 192 191 183 167
Education 199 197 203 203 209 202 197 197 198 177 174 173 178
Chemicals/ Plastic/ Rubber, Paints, Fertilizer/ Pesticides 81 81 91 88 95 99 93 89 96 93 100 96 91
Consumer Goods/ FMCG, Food & Packaged Food , Home Appliance, Garments/ Textiles/ Leather, Gems & Jewellery 78 81 91 77 76 78 77 78 84 89 93 95 71
Health Care 151 151 152 165 169 149 166 159 172 182 161 163 175
Advertising, Market Research, Public Relations, Media and Entertainment 148 155 157 164 163 153 144 132 136 133 127 118 106

 By Occupation

 

2015

2016

Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb
Engineering
and
Production
131 136 140 145 151 140 142 147 142 148 152 128 125
Finance
and
Account
172 169 190 176 173 170 155 155 156 147 174 167 142
HR & Admin. 174 179 183 192 191 185 182 181 200 202 169 159 163
Sales and BD 213 232 232 246 249 249 236 250 253 252 212 201 202
Purchase /
Logistics /
Supply Chain
104 98 109 112 114 115 115 110 97 102 107 105 105
Hospitality
and Travel
198 200 205 213 211 190 193 197 184 179 152 147 134
Health Care 140 140 140 161 164 134 159 166 190 204 179 187 206
Software,
Hardware, Telecom
141 174 174 174 189 196 170 151 166 191 175 162 180
Marketing & Communications /Arts /Creative 202 212 222 234 232 216 205 194 183 190 158 154 150
Customer service 54 55 70 60 72 69 74 76 99 108 75 71 73
Legal 119 120 128 120 115 123 111 107 97 95 100 91 103