August 2021

Gartner TalentNeuron Labor Market Trends Report

Data insights to guide short- and long-term workforce planning in today’s tight and volatile labor market

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    Insights from this month’s labor market data

    Except the U.K., France and Italy, eight of the 11 countries tracked by Gartner TalentNeuron™ saw monthly gains in job postings from June to July, with Singapore and Brazil seeing the largest monthly increases, at 40.7% and 14.8% respectively.

    Top trends from this month’s report:

    • The U.S. monthly active job posting level increased by 4.2% from June to July, and saw a year-over-year increase of 31.8% in July 2021. 
    • The U.K. and India both saw strong growth in demand for IT skills such as test automation and mobile app development.
    • Programming skill saw the largest demand volume in July in the U.S., India and Germany, suggesting a common high demand for this IT skill in these countries.

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    About the labor market trends report

    This report, based on real-time labor market data powered by Gartner TalentNeuron™, showcases the latest data points around hiring trends, job activity and skill needs to help HR executives better understand the state of the labor market today and where it will be heading tomorrow.

    Each month, we detail: 

    • The occupations seeing the highest-demand gains and losses
    • Hiring trends across 11 countries (U.S., U.K., Canada, Italy, Singapore, India, Japan, Brazil, France, Germany and Russia)
    • The industries across countries being impacted most by the pandemic