Accounting jobs also grew by 5.1 per cent last month, followed by roles advertised in manufacturing, transport and logistics, which increased by 4.3 per cent.
Health and medical jobs numbers also ballooned by 3.9 per cent last month.
Most industries were still looking for workers, according to the latest SEEK employment figures, with job ads across all industries rising 2.1 per cent in May.
Fewer people were applying for each job, with the number of applications per job down 2.3 per cent month-on-month.
Victoria’s job market was the most active in May, seeing a 3 per cent increase in job advertisements.
Tasmania also recorded an uptick in job ads of 2.9 per cent last month.
The only market to see numbers dropping off was the Australian Capital Territory, where the volume of job ads decreased by 0.7 per cent last month.
The industries taking home extra pay
Still, some industries are seeing higher wage increases than others.
Rental, hiring and real estate services industries saw the biggest annual change in wages in the March quarter, rising by 3.1 per cent.
People working in manufacturing, information media and telecommunications, and professional, scientific and technical services, also saw a decent 2.7 per cent increase annually.