October 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

    The U.S., Australia and Singapore continue to see talent demand surge above pre-COVID-19 2020 levels. Talent demand in the U.K. has also remained marginally above the prepandemic levels.

    Top trends from this month’s report:

    • The U.S. saw a slight decline from August to September in active job postings but remains nearly 27% above the pre-pandemic job posting levels in early 2020.
    •  All top skills by demand volume in the U.S., U.K., India, and Germany have remained consistent since June 2021. 
    • Occupations seeing strong demand growth from August to September include stock clerks in the U.S. and civil engineers in the U.K.

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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