Which Tech Jobs Are Seeing The Fastest Growth?

If you’re hunting for a job in tech, it helps to know which areas are experiencing demand (as well as what you’ll get paid). New data from job search site Indeed highlights the job titles in Australia which have seen the biggest increase in vacancies posted over the last year.

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Indeed says these are the roles which have seen the biggest overall increase in advertised vacancies:

Role % increase
Business Analyst 10.2%
Data Analyst 14.5%
Database Administrator 19.6%
Java developer -22.9%
Software Developer 60.9%
Software Engineer 0.5%
Systems Administrator -20.0%
Systems Engineer -15.3%

Indeed also analysed which job ads were clicked on by three demographic groups: millennials, generation Xers and baby boomers. That shows up some unusual differences:

Millennials Xers Boomers
Data Analyst Data Analyst Java developer
Business Analyst Business Analyst Software Developer
Database Administrator Systems Engineer Software Engineer
Systems Administrator Network Engineer Data Analyst
Network Engineer Systems Administrator Site Administrator
Software Engineer Software Engineer Web Developer
Systems Engineer Database Administrator Analyst Programmer
Web Developer Technical Support Engineer Operations Procedure Writer
IT Support Officer IT Support Officer Test Analyst
.Net Developer Senior Software Engineer Perl Developer

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