2,775 jobs announced in January as 2016 starts with a bang

29 Jan 2016137 Shares

The drive in STEM professions shows no sign of slowing up in Ireland, with 2,775 jobs announced around the country in January, covering everything from app making to medtech.

When recruiters are hiring in big numbers, you know employee figures are in for a significant rise. And so, with Ennis-based health recruiter TTM looking to fill 500 positions over the next five years, times are good.

Dublin was the main beneficiary for jobs in January, with the likes of Oracle (450), Accenture (250), Credit Suisse (100), Boxever (100), Equifax (100), MTT (70), Shaw Academy (40), DMI (34), Surgacoll (25), Transpoco (20) and Oneview (15) making big announcements.

Jobs in Ireland

But there were also major announcements outside of the capital. Global payments giant First Data is to locate 300 new jobs at a major R&D facility in Nenagh, Co Tipperary.

A merger between two technology companies in Galway has seen a new entity, Intuity, announce plans for a 100-strong expansion of its workforce.

Elsewhere, French environmental services group Veolia is targeting significant growth nationwide in Ireland, announcing 300 jobs as we “transition to a low-carbon economy”.

The jobs announced in January include:

Updated, 30 January 2016 at 4.01pm: The full tally of jobs announcements in January 2016 has been amended to include 40 new jobs from Mayo software company CBE.

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Gordon Hunt
By Gordon Hunt

Gordon joined Silicon Republic in October 2014 as a journalist, moving on to pastures new in August 2017. Unafraid of heights or spiders, Gordon spends most of his time avoiding conversations about music, appreciating even the least creative pun and rueing the day he panicked when meeting Paul McGrath. His favourite thing on the internet remains the ‘Random Article’ link on Wikipedia.

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