The Abrivia Salary Survey 2019 asked the specific question of employees “Do you plan to change jobs in 2019?”. Over 1,200 professional services employees responded and completed the full survey, which is an excellent sample size for Ireland’s professional services sectors.
What were the results?
The sector with the largest amount of people wishing to change jobs in 2019 is Ireland’s Advertising sector (69%). Aviation is next (50%), which is closely followed by Marketing (48%). 46% in the Consulting sector responded that they plan to move jobs in 2019.
Over 45% of Office Support workers are planning to move jobs, whereas the war for talent continues in Ireland’s ICT sector with 43% of ICT workers planning to make a move this year. Interestingly, Finance and Banking, Accounting, Insurance Compliance Risk, all share similar results with approximately 43% of employees in the above sectors aspiring to move jobs this year.
Ireland’s Pharmaceutical sector is relatively happy, with 40% of employees planning to change jobs, but the sectors with the least number of employees planning to make a move are Sales (34%), Human Resources (34%), Healthcare (37%) and Architecture (33%). The professional sector which is most content with their current position is Ireland’s Legal sector, with a mere 33% of legal professionals planning to leave their current employer in 2019.