According to the latest data released by the Department of Employment, job vacancies for engineers in Australia have experienced 30 consecutive months of decline, starting from December 2011.

The department’s July 2014 Vacancies Report indicates that empty job spots for members of the engineering profession in June 2014 fell by 0.8 per cent in trend terms to 3,033. This figure is well below a quarter the number of employment opportunities available to engineers in December 2011, before the 30-month…