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
11%
Sales
9%
Marketing, PR, Advertising & Communications
8%
Administration / Office Support
7%
Customer Service & Contact Centre
6%
Consulting
6%
Banking & Finance
5%
Human Resources & Recruitment
5%
Tourism, Travel & Hospitality
5%
Localization, Interpreting & Translation
4%
Other Job Group
34%

Job Category

Job CategorySearch %
Sales - General
3%
Administration - General
2%
Customer Service
2%
Other IT & Telecommunications
2%
Software Development
2%
Branding & Strategic Marketing
2%
Project Management
2%
Helpdesk & Desktop Support
2%
Network / Systems Administration
2%
System Architecture
1%
Other Job Category
80%

Job Location

Job LocationSearch %
Tokyo - 23 Wards
34%
Japan
12%
Kanagawa Prefecture
9%
Tokyo - Other Areas
7%
Overseas
5%
Osaka Prefecture
3%
Chiba Prefecture
3%
United States
2%
Saitama Prefecture
2%
Singapore
1%
Other Job Location
22%

Minimum Salary

Minimum SalarySearch %
4 million yen
11%
5 million yen
11%
6 million yen
9%
4.5 million yen
8%
3 million yen
8%
3.5 million yen
7%
8 million yen
6%
5.5 million yen
5%
2.5 million yen
5%
10 million yen
5%
Other Minimum Salary
25%

Maximum Salary

Maximum SalarySearch %
6 million yen
11%
8 million yen
9%
10 million yen
9%
5 million yen
8%
4 million yen
7%
7 million yen
7%
4.5 million yen
6%
9 million yen
5%
15 million yen
5%
3.5 million yen
4%
Other Maximum Salary
29%

Language (English)

LanguageSearch %
Business Level
34%
Fluent
27%
Native
14%
Daily Conversation
14%
Basic
8%
Any
4%

Language (Japanese)

LanguageSearch %
Native
44%
Business Level
15%
Daily Conversation
14%
Fluent
12%
Basic
12%
Any
3%

Degree/Diploma

Degree/DiplomaSearch %
Bachelor's Degree
33%
High-School or Below
21%
Associate Degree/Diploma
20%
Technical/Vocational College
19%
Post Grad Degree (PHD/MBA etc)
7%

Employment Experience

Employment ExperienceSearch %
Over 1 year
26%
Over 3 years
23%
Over 10 years
20%
Over 6 years
17%
Any
14%

Job Type

Job TypeSearch %
Permanent Full-time
69%
Contract
11%
Temp to Perm
10%
Temporary
4%
Part-time
3%
Freelance
3%
Other
1%
Intern
0%
Any
0%

Career Level

Career LevelSearch %
Mid Career
53%
Entry Level
37%
Executive
10%