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JobTech 3Q Online Jobs Census Reveals 17.1% Sequential Increase in Singapore Human Resources Online Jobs

2017-11-09 15:47
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SINGAPORE, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- JobTech 3Q 2017 Online Jobs Census across 30 Singapore industry sectors shows a sequential quarterly growth of 17.1% in HR jobs as compared to JobTech's 2Q 2017 data. The overall number of HR jobs in 3Q 2017 stands at just over 1,200.

The growth in hiring appetite for 3 consecutive quarters since 1Q 2017 reveals a general upturn in the HR sector, with the previous quarter seeing a sequential growth of 16.3%.

Furthermore, JobTech has identified the most sought-after skills by employers hiring for HR roles in Singapore in 3Q 2017.

MOST SOUGHT-AFTER SKILLS FROM ONLINE JOB POSTINGS IN THE SINGAPORE HR SECTOR ACROSS 30 SECTORS IN 3Q 2017

Rank

HR Technical Skills

% Share Of All Online HR Jobs


Rank

HR Soft Skills

% Share Of All Online HR Jobs

1

Recruitment

53.2%


1

Communication

65.2%

2

Payroll

30.1%


2

Interpersonal

46.7%

3

Liaison

19.8%


3

Meticulous

43.3%

4

Talent Management

11.5%


4

Independent

29.0%

5

SAP

11.2%


5

Team Player

26.1%

In general, across the entire HR sector, over 50% of jobs require candidates with proficiency in Talent Recruitment and over 30% of jobs require proficiency in Payroll. Additionally, nearly 20% of jobs require proficiency in Liaison (includes conflict resolution and stakeholder engagement). Additionally, a pattern of steady growth was observed amongst HR jobs requiring digital and data-related skills, with an average sequential quarterly growth of 18.6% observed across 3 quarters since 1Q 2017. This is faster than the sequential quarterly growth rate for the entire HR sector in Singapore.

Amongst digital and data-related skills, the top 3 most sought-after skills in the HR sector are Statistics, Data Analytics and Forecasting. Additionally, the top 3 fastest growing digital and data-related skills in the HR sector between 1Q 2017 and 3Q 2017 are Tableau, R and Business Analytics. This suggests an increasing demand for digital and technology roles to analyse data in the HR sector.
    
According to Managing Director (APAC & Emerging Markets) for Alexander Mann Solutions, Mr. Caleb Baker, "JobTech's online jobs census provides HR professionals with a pulse on the talent market using a data-driven approach. Data Analytics is an increasingly important skillset within the HR function, and this enables HR to play a more strategic role at the boardroom level, and in driving business objectives. This is evident in the 3Q report which shows a growing demand for digital and data-related skills in the HR sector."

JOBTECH'S 3Q ONLINE JOB CENSUS REVEALS TOP DIGITAL & DATA-RELATED SKILLS

Most Sought-After Skills

Fastest Growing Skills

Statistics

Tableau

Data Analytics

R

Forecasting

Business Analytics

JobTech will continue to provide flash reports covering different sectors in Singapore, with a focus on highly sought-after skills and labour market trends. In this regard, JobTech is using its Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence capabilities to provide visibility and analysis of the online jobs market in Singapore to support companies and decision makers there.

This is the 1st flash report generated specifically for the HR sector. For more information on the full version of JobTech Analytics Reports (Quarterly Sector Reports) and Real Time Analytics, please visit http://analytics.jobtech.sg/

About JobTech

JobTech is Singapore's leading Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics technology startup that provides real-time labour market intelligence and optimized job matching tools. Our core technology took 10 years to build by top researchers at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), a part of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

We apply the technology platform to provide complete and accurate visibility of online jobs market around the world. In Singapore, our technology tracks and analyses more than 90% of online jobs. Our customers include: financial institutions, government, recruiters, and consultancy firms.

Our strong technology foundation allows us to be obsessed with powering the jobs economy. This means building products and solutions that reduce frictions in the job market and drive human resources productivity.

Source: JobTech Pte Ltd

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