Jobs Most In Demand With The Smallest Supply Of Candidates


Pulling data from more than 90 national and state employment resources, CareerBuilder has partnered with Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. to determine which jobs are in the most demand.

The study looks at the average number of people hired per month in more than 700 occupations from January 2013 to August 2014. The objective was to compare the number of jobs companies post each month versus the number of people they’re actually able to hire, essentially measuring supply and demand.

Here are the occupations with the highest gap between posting and hires that require a college education:

  1. Marketing Executive
  2. Software Developer, Applications
  3. Registered Nurse
  4. Industrial Engineer
  5. Network and Computer System Administrator
  6. Web Developer
  7. Medical and Health Services Manager
  8. Physical Therapist
  9. Speech-Language Pathologist
  10. Sales Manager

Occupations that don’t require a college degree:

  1. Truck Driver, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
  2. Merchandise Displayer and Window Trimmer
  3. Orderly
  4. Sales Representative, Wholesale and Manufacturing
  5. Purchasing Manager
  6. Medical Records and Health Information Technician
  7. Telemarketer
  8. Demonstrator and Product Promoter

For more information regarding the report including the average monthly number of unique job growth for each job title from 2010 through 201 and median hourly earnings, contact a Shaker Account Executive.