November 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

    While the U.S., Australia, and Singapore continue to see talent demand above prepandemic levels, the three markets experienced a significant drop in talent demand from September to October.

    Top trends from this month’s report:

    • The U.S. saw a month-on-month decline of 3.8% in open job postings but saw a year-on-year increase of 21.4% in October 2021.
    • Management Analysts in the U.S. and secretaries and administrative assistants in the U.K. saw the highest demand growth from September to October.
    • Among occupations, software applications developers saw the largest demand volume in India and Germany in October 2021.

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    About the labor market trends report

    This report, based on real-time labor market data powered by Gartner TalentNeuron™ research, 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 most impacted by the pandemic