As key industries adapt to the new normal after two years of pandemic disruption, companies are on the lookout again for fresh talent. Tech-related industries are seeing a demand for new blood, reports JobStreet Philippines.

Digital transformation and government initiatives have boosted hiring in several career tracks. Select industries recovering from the pandemic are now seeing a demand for new talent, according to the Job Outlook Report 2022: The Rise to Recovery.

"Growth in digital initiatives accelerated by the pandemic resulted in demand surges for tech-related talent," the report states.

Strong Growth and Recovery

Computer and IT (Software)

Vacancies for software development jobs saw an increase of 83.3%, making up a quarter of job ads available, based on the JobStreet Philippines report, which also notes that six out of 10 hiring ads are for junior executive positions.


Nearly all or 97% of vacancies in the education industry are for entry-level and junior executive positions. Most vacancies or 82.6% come from companies with fewer than 50 employees.


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Healthcare and Medical

As the COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on healthcare systems worldwide, job ads for medical professionals, particularly nurses, have grown.

Job ads for nurses have risen by 45.2%, with smaller companies or those with less than 50 employees posting more hiring calls—an increase of 84.7%.


Over half of job ads in the industry are for junior executive positions (52.5%). Jobs specializing in sales and marketing have seen the biggest increase in the industry at 76%.

And with the rollout of 5G network services, JobStreet says the industry is projected to have more growth.

Gradual Recovery

Banking and Financial Services

Accounting-related jobs, well, account for most of the ads at 10.8%, with a 27.7% growth.

JobStreet Philippines also notes that the banking and financial services industry is transforming in response to the pandemic and is seeing a "surge in demand for contactless financial services due to mobility restrictions."

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Manufacturing and Production

Job ads for supervisors in this industry have increased by over half (54.7%). Of the total job ads for this industry, 30.3% are from small and medium enterprises or SMEs.

Transportation and Logistics

Job ads for managerial positions in this industry have increased by nearly half or 47.2%. Most of the job applications or 41.7% are for companies with more than 5,000 employees posted.

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Construction, Building, and Engineering

Job ads for supervisor roles in this industry increased by 44.6%. JobStreet says that SMEs received triple the applications for this industry compared to bigger businesses.

This story is originally published on Minor edits have been made by Female Network editors.

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