September-October 2015 Workforce Update Ohio

Online job ads for advanced manufacturing jobs related to lightweighting remained steady in September and October (21,535) compared to July and August 2015 (21,676). The negligible decrease means that July & August’s postings remain the highest level seen in 2015. Comparing September and October to the beginning of the year, employer demand in Ohio has risen from 14,771 postings in January and February 2015, a 31% increase from the beginning of the year. Continued analysis of online job ads demonstrates the growing demand for Ohio workers with lightweight manufacturing-related skills and knowledge.