Three out of the four largest MSAs (metropolitan statistical areas) in Texas experienced a decrease in job openings for the month of August.

Dallas

Dallas experienced a decrease of 816 job openings from Jul 2014 to August 2014, a 0.90% decrease.

Date Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
Aug-14 89,770 -0.90% 27.29%
Jul-14 90,586 6.86% 28.67%
Jun-14 84,771 0.29% 15.23%
May-14 84,526 -5.64% 20.19%
Apr-14 89,581 23.25% 26.62%
Mar-14 72,682 2.48% -2.52%
Feb-14 70,922 -5.29% 1.27%
Jan-14 74,887 20.21% 12.54%
Dec-13 62,296 -4.16% -8.80%
Nov-13 65,003 -14.98% 17.30%
Oct-13 76,452 8.40% 26.29%
Sep-13 70,526 0.18% 0.12%

Austin

Austin experienced a decrease of 611 job openings from July 2014 to August 2014, a 1.57% decrease.

Date Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
Aug-14 38,327 -1.57% 28.78%
Jul-14 38,938 5.96% 28.50%
Jun-14 36,748 1.44% 15.98%
May-14 36,228 -4.59% 19.27%
Apr-14 37,971 22.48% 25.01%
Mar-14 31,001 1.83% -3.11%
Feb-14 30,443 -3.77% 0.38%
Jan-14 31,635 19.32% 9.52%
Dec-13 26,512 -4.77% -10.09%
Nov-13 27,840 -14.33% 15.78%
Oct-13 32,499 9.20% 25.10%
Sep-13 29,760 -1.79% -1.33%

Houston

Houston experienced a decrease of 1,493 job openings from July 2014 to August 2014, a 1.83% decrease.

Date Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
Aug-14 80,299 -1.83% 27.86%
Jul-14 81,792 8.29% 29.66%
Jun-14 75,527 -0.09% 14.68%
May-14 75,596 -5.17% 20.16%
Apr-14 79,716 20.94% 26.09%
Mar-14 65,912 3.59% -1.16%
Feb-14 63,626 -5.45% 2.27%
Jan-14 67,291 20.11% 12.98%
Dec-13 56,026 -3.63% -8.46%
Nov-13 58,138 -14.60% 16.91%
Oct-13 68,074 8.40% 25.92%
Sep-13 62,801 -0.44% 0.47%

San Antonio

San Antonio experienced an increase of 43 job openings from July 2014 to August 2014, a 0.12% increase.

Date Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
Aug-14 36,207 0.12% 27.65%
Jul-14 36,164 6.00% 27.85%
Jun-14 34,117 0.26% 15.48%
May-14 34,029 -5.52% 20.28%
Apr-14 36,017 23.93% 26.62%
Mar-14 29,061 2.62% -2.85%
Feb-14 28,320 -5.47% 0.33%
Jan-14 29,958 21.97% 12.89%
Dec-13 24,561 -5.12% -8.66%
Nov-13 25,887 -14.61% 17.03%
Oct-13 30,316 6.88% 25.77%
Sep-13 28,365 0.28% 1.02%

Source: BLS