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.
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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:
- 500 positions at Ennis-based health recruiter TTM
- Oracle jobs bonanza sees 450 new Dublin roles
- 300 roles at environmental services company Veolia
- Nenagh lands 300 positions as First Daya makes move
- Accenture expansion speeds up with 250 jobs set for Dublin
- Galway IT merger sees 100 roles come to city
- Credit Suisse opens Dublin trading hub with 100 new positions
- Boxever takes off with 100 jobs in Dublin
- More than 100 IT roles in Dublin amid Equifax expansion
- App-maker 3D4Medical announces 70 new positions
- MTT bringing 70 jobs to Dublin
- Hortonworks hires a Who: 50 new roles in Cork
- Cayan filling 50 sci-fi positions in Belfast
- Silvermines hydroelectronic plant set for 50 jobs
- Netigate with 45 new roles in Cork
- 40 positions in Dublin at online learning company Shaw Academy
- HSE plans 40 new digital jobs nationwide
- Digital Marketing Institute announces 34 new roles for 2016
- No bones about it, Surgacoll plans to create 25 new positions
- 20 telematics jobs at Dublin-based Transpoco
- Derry gets 16 media roles amid merger
- Medtech company Oneview brings 15 positions to Dublin
- Fortuity creates 10 cloud and data jobs for Cork
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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