Top line job trends from NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

New Zealand's Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment released some interesting results in their June Jobs Online Report.

The monthly report measures changes in job vacancies advertised on three internet job boards, and found that over the past year job vacancies increased by 13.5 per cent.

The headlines were:

  • Vacancies increased in all occupation groups. The largest increases were for machinery drivers and operators (up 2.8 per cent) and technicians and trades (up 2.1 per cent).

  • Vacancies increased in all skill levels. Vacancies for semi-skilled jobs had the biggest increase (up 2.1 per cent), followed by low skilled and unskilled job vacancies (both up 1.8 per cent).

  • Vacancies increased in all ten regions. Over the past month, vacancies grew strongest in Bay of Plenty region (up 2.6 per cent).

Do you want to make the most of the opportunities in these industries? Here are some next steps:

1. Complete a free initial NZ visa evaluation form - this gives our advisers the information they require to assess your chances of Visa Migration. 

2. Attend a New Zealand Lifestyle Seminar happening across the UK in September. Find one near you: Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and London

3. Get in touch with New Zealand Skills In Demand who are NZ construction recruitment specialists and can help you with your job search. Contact 

To view the full report click here