UAE – Job Market Review – June 2016

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UAE Highlights

  • Monster Employment Index UAE registers a 10 percent growth on the year
  • Among industry sectors, Health Care leads by the way of long-term growth even this month.
  • Online recruitment activity declines the most in the Hospitality sector
  • Health Care continues to be the most in-demand job role even this month
UAE Top Growth Industries   UAE Lowest Growth Industries
Year-over-year Growth Jun15 Jun16 % GrowthY-o-Y Year-over-year Growth Jun15 Jun16 % Growth Y-o-Y
Health Care 180 262 46% BFSI 144 143 -1%
Retail/Trade and Logistics 103 136 32% Oil and Gas 72 56 -22%
Consumer Goods/ FMCG, Food & Packaged Food , Home Appliance, Garments/ Textiles/ Leather, Gems & Jewellery 95 123 29% Hospitality 115 82 -29%
UAE Top Growth Occupations   UAE Lowest Growth Occupations
Year-over-year Growth Jun15 Jun16 % Growth   Y-o-Y   Year-over-year Growth Jun15 Jun16 % Growth Y-o-Y
Health Care 167 218 31% Software, Hardware, Telecom 142 129 -9%
Sales and BD 136 174 28% Finance and Account 110 99 -10%
HR & Admin. 102 116 14% Customer service 74 53 -28%

 By Industry

2015 2016
Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Engineering, Construction and Real Estate 151 140 131 143 147 154 158 142 147 151 138 137 137
BFSI 217 214 183 187 214 195 188 167 156 175 152 138 126
Production/Manufacturing, Automotive and Ancillary 84 82 76 83 82 92 78 74 83 83 92 96 91
Retail/Trade and Logistics 174 174 172 178 173 182 155 139 140 138 125 112 102
Oil and Gas 83 84 75 71 78 75 73 70 74 72 69 67 66
IT and Telecom/ISP 131 132 121 122 134 136 131 118 127 133 130 129 135
Hospitality 226 210 203 203 223 192 191 183 167 167 137 122 110
Education 209 202 197 197 198 177 174 173 178 160 149 150 142
Chemicals/ Plastic/ Rubber, Paints, Fertilizer/ Pesticides 95 99 93 89 96 93 100 96 91 85 79 80 82
Consumer Goods/ FMCG, Food & Packaged Food , Home Appliance, Garments/ Textiles/ Leather, Gems & Jewellery 76 78 77 78 84 89 93 95 103 109 116 111 118
Health Care 169 149 166 159 172 182 161 163 175 174 173 173 181
Advertising, Market Research, Public Relations, Media and Entertainment 163 153 144 132 136 133 127 118 106 95 85 81 77

 By Occupation

2015 2016
Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Engineering and Production 151 140 142 147 142 148 152 128 125 130 120 120 116
Finance and Account 173 170 155 155 156 147 174 167 142 158 174 144 130
HR & Admin. 191 185 182 181 200 202 169 159 163 167 154 125 127
Sales and BD 249 249 236 250 253 252 212 201 202 237 197 169 150
Purchase / Logistics / Supply Chain 114 115 115 110 97 102 107 105 105 113 110 102 105
Hospitality and Travel 211 190 193 197 184 179 152 147 134 161 143 136 135
Health Care 164 134 159 166 190 204 179 187 206 207 204 193 198
Software, Hardware, Telecom 189 196 170 151 166 191 175 162 180 196 165 152 166
Marketing & Communications/Arts/Creative 232 216 205 194 183 190 158 154 150 166 147 123 105
Customer service 72 69 74 76 99 108 75 71 73 90 88 95 89
Legal 115 123 111 107 97 95 100 91 103 110 101 105 109