Engineering hiring trends

Gain insight into Navigating the Technical Hiring Landscape

hiring and retaining tech talent

It’s no secret that engineers are in high demand these days. With an ever-growing population and the development of increasingly complex technologies, the need for qualified technical talent has never been greater.

Now more than ever, you need engineers who can quickly skill up on your tech, help your business scale, and adapt to any surprises the world throws your way. Most importantly, you need engineers that will stay.

TEchnical Hiring metrics

After analyzing our hiring data over the past 6 months, here are some trends we are seeing. From the most sought-after Engineering professionals to hiring metrics, we hope this information will help you to navigate this competitive Technical hiring landscape.

Our managers are hiring 1 out of every 3 people they interview


average time to fill engineering DAVIS

DAVIS Average Time To Fill A Role is 4.5 days
From job requisition to job acceptance, (SHRM) reports an average time to fill of 42 days. 

9 out of 10

Let us help you build the engaged workforce that will help keep your company moving forward.

Can we help to speed up your hiring process?

most in demand engineering jobs for 2023

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineering jobs are expected to grow by four percent from this year until 2031, with the expectation of 91,300 new jobs entering the market over that period. Additionally, as senior employees begin to leave the industry, it’s projected that about 200,900 open positions will become available.

With new technologies emerging all the time, there will always be a need for skilled professionals who can design, build, and develop.

Most in demand engineering jobs

Mechanical Engineer

Design, development and manufacture of mechanical objects – from large-scale industrial machinery to engines and tools. Needed across all sectors including water, agriculture, transport, manufacturing and healthcare

Electrical Engineer

Designs, develops, tests and manages the manufacturing of electrical equipment and systems, such as electric motors, smartphones and power generation equipment.

CAD Designer

Use computer-aided design software to help generate designs for complex projects. These designs may be used to create 2D images, a process known as surface modeling, 3D images, or solid modeling.

Embedded Systems Engineer

System engineers install, configure, and test various operating systems. Along with operating systems, they also oversee application software and system management tools.

Manufacturing Engineer

Responsible for designing and operating integrated systems or machinery that is used by manufacturing companies in the production of economically competitive products.

I&C Engineer

Responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes making sure that these systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely.

Quality Engineer

Review established processes in order to find manufacturing and cost optimizations. When problems arise, they conduct root cause investigations and develop and implement corrective or preventative action plans.

Hardware Engineer

Hardware engineers are responsible for advancing computer systems and technology to better streamline operations, as well as maintain existing systems within an organization.

Test Designer

Test Designers are responsible for designing and implementing the tests that ensure the quality and the functionality of a product.

Project Engineer

Manages technical or engineering projects. They work with stakeholders at all levels, with direct responsibility for budgeting, personnel and project planning and making sure the project is finished on time and on budget.

Nuclear Engineer

Conduct research on nuclear engineering projects or apply principles and theory of nuclear science to problems concerned with release, control, and use of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.

Software Engineer

Responsible for designing and creating software programs and applications to suit business needs. It’s a role that requires cross-collaboration and communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment

Can we help to augment your workforce with technical talent?

We have the top in demand Engineering talent for 2023 in our network right now. Whether you need a highly skilled expert, a practiced full-time employee, support for a fast-track initiative, or some guidance for your strategy, we’re here to be a resource for you.