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
9%
Banking & Finance
9%
Sales
8%
Accounting
7%
Administration / Office Support
7%
Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications
7%
Customer Service & Contact Centre
6%
Consulting
5%
Human Resources & Recruitment
5%
Tourism, Travel & Hospitality
4%
Other Job Group
33%

Job Category

Job CategorySearch %
Sales - General
3%
Customer Service
2%
Administration - General
2%
Other IT & Telecommunications
2%
Software Development
2%
Helpdesk & Desktop Support
2%
Network / Systems Administration
2%
Project Management
2%
Branding & Strategic Marketing
2%
Office Management & Coordination
2%
Other Job Category
79%

Job Location

Job LocationSearch %
Tokyo - 23 Wards
49%
Japan
10%
Kanagawa Prefecture
6%
Tokyo - Other Areas
5%
Overseas
3%
Osaka Prefecture
2%
Chiba Prefecture
2%
United States
2%
Saitama Prefecture
2%
Singapore
1%
Other Job Location
18%

Minimum Salary

Minimum SalarySearch %
2.5 million yen
45%
4 million yen
7%
5 million yen
7%
6 million yen
5%
3 million yen
5%
4.5 million yen
4%
3.5 million yen
4%
5.5 million yen
3%
8 million yen
3%
7 million yen
3%
Other Minimum Salary
14%

Maximum Salary

Maximum SalarySearch %
2.5 million yen
88%
6 million yen
1%
10 million yen
1%
8 million yen
1%
5 million yen
1%
4 million yen
1%
7 million yen
1%
4.5 million yen
1%
15 million yen
1%
9 million yen
1%
Other Maximum Salary
3%

Language (English)

LanguageSearch %
Business Level
33%
Fluent
26%
Daily Conversation
14%
Native
13%
Basic
10%
Any
4%

Language (Japanese)

LanguageSearch %
Native
43%
Business Level
15%
Daily Conversation
13%
Fluent
13%
Basic
12%
Any
4%

Degree/Diploma

Degree/DiplomaSearch %
High-School or Below
34%
Technical/Vocational College
31%
Associate Degree/Diploma
26%
Bachelor's Degree
8%
Post Grad Degree (PHD/MBA etc)
2%

Employment Experience

Employment ExperienceSearch %
Over 1 year
28%
Over 3 years
24%
Over 10 years
17%
Any
16%
Over 6 years
15%

Job Type

Job TypeSearch %
Permanent Full-time
91%
Contract
3%
Temp to Perm
3%
Temporary
1%
Part-time
1%
Freelance
1%
Other
0%
Intern
0%
Any
0%

Career Level

Career LevelSearch %
Mid Career
37%
Entry Level
35%
Executive
28%