Job Search Trends

Source: Job search trends are calculated by analyzing activity in the CareerCross job search engine over a 2 week period. Data is updated every 2 weeks.

The job search trends are a summary of what CareerCross job seekers are looking for when they access the website.

Job Group

Job GroupSearch %
IT & Telecommunications
14%
Administration / Office Support
9%
Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications
8%
Sales
6%
Accounting
6%
Human Resources & Recruitment
5%
Localization, Interpreting & Translation
5%
Consulting
4%
Banking & Finance
4%
Tourism, Travel & Hospitality
4%
Other Job Group
35%

Job Category

Job CategorySearch %
Personal / Exec. Assistant & Secretarial
3%
Project Management
2%
Software Development
2%
Management
2%
Helpdesk & Desktop Support
2%
Sales - General
2%
Administration - General
2%
Branding & Strategic Marketing
2%
Other IT & Telecommunications
2%
Network / Systems Administration
2%
Other Job Category
79%

Job Location

Job LocationSearch %
Tokyo - 23 Wards
31%
Kanagawa Prefecture
9%
Tokyo - Other Areas
7%
Japan
3%
Osaka Prefecture
3%
Chiba Prefecture
3%
Saitama Prefecture
2%
United States
2%
Overseas
2%
Hyogo Prefecture
2%
Other Job Location
36%

Minimum Salary

Minimum SalarySearch %
5 million yen
12%
4 million yen
10%
6 million yen
9%
10 million yen
7%
7 million yen
7%
4.5 million yen
7%
8 million yen
7%
3.5 million yen
5%
5.5 million yen
5%
9 million yen
4%
Other Minimum Salary
27%

Maximum Salary

Maximum SalarySearch %
6 million yen
11%
10 million yen
9%
8 million yen
9%
5 million yen
8%
4 million yen
8%
4.5 million yen
7%
7 million yen
7%
9 million yen
5%
5.5 million yen
4%
3.5 million yen
4%
Other Maximum Salary
28%

Language (English)

LanguageSearch %
Business Level
31%
Daily Conversation
20%
Fluent
19%
Basic
16%
Native
8%
Any
6%

Language (Japanese)

LanguageSearch %
Native
29%
Daily Conversation
18%
Basic
18%
Business Level
16%
Fluent
14%
Any
6%

Degree/Diploma

Degree/DiplomaSearch %
Bachelor's Degree
34%
High-School or Below
21%
Associate Degree/Diploma
19%
Technical/Vocational College
19%
Post Grad Degree (PHD/MBA etc)
6%

Employment Experience

Employment ExperienceSearch %
Over 1 year
28%
Over 3 years
24%
Over 10 years
19%
Over 6 years
18%
Any
12%

Job Type

Job TypeSearch %
Permanent
67%
Contract
11%
Temp to Perm
11%
Temporary
5%
Part-time
3%
Freelance
2%
Other
1%
Intern
1%
Any
0%

Career Level

Career LevelSearch %
Mid Career
52%
Entry Level
40%
Executive
9%