Belgium saw a substantial rise in the number of advertisements published for engineering jobs in the first quarter of 2017, reports Robert Walters. The total number of jobs in engineering increased by 76% compared to the first quarter of 2016, with a strong growth in demand for project engineers (+43%) and project leaders in construction (+48%).
The increase was specifically notable in the Flanders region, where 2 out of 3 project engineer or project leader job vacancies were located.
The reported numbers in this article are based on data from Jobfeed, a Big Data tool that analyses the number of unique vacancies posted in Belgium.
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