All 4 of the largest MSAs (metropolitan statistical areas) in California experienced a decrease in job openings for the month of November.

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana

The Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana MSA experienced a decrease of 13,475 job openings in November 2014, a -11.08% change from October 2014.

Month Total Openings Percent Monthly Change Percent Yearly Change
Dec-13 94,076 -5.48 14.93
Jan-14 113,912 21.09 14.93
Feb-14 108,563 -4.7 14.93
Mar-14 110,825 2.08 14.93
Apr-14 137,352 23.94 14.93
May-14 129,540 -5.69 14.93
Jun-14 129,782 0.19 14.93
Jul-14 137,333 5.82 14.93
Aug-14 136,939 -0.29 14.93
Sep-14 112,657 -17.73 14.93
Oct-14 121,598 7.94 14.93
Nov-14 108,123 -11.08 14.93

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont

The San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont MSA experienced a decrease of 6,125 job openings in November 2014, a -9.71% change from October 2014.

Month Total Openings Percent Monthly Change Percent Yearly Change
Dec-13 47,699 -5.64 19.37
Jan-14 57,523 20.59 19.37
Feb-14 55,345 -3.79 19.37
Mar-14 56,460 2.01 19.37
Apr-14 69,647 23.36 19.37
May-14 65,783 -5.55 19.37
Jun-14 66,213 0.65 19.37
Jul-14 69,790 5.4 19.37
Aug-14 69,209 -0.83 19.37
Sep-14 58,567 -15.38 19.37
Oct-14 63,065 7.68 19.37
Nov-14 56,940 -9.71 19.37

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario

The Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA experienced a decrease of 4,732 job openings in November 2014, a -11.04% change from October 2014.

Month Total Openings Percent Monthly Change Percent Yearly Change
Dec-13 35,578 -5.81 7.2
Jan-14 42,940 20.69 7.2
Feb-14 40,977 -4.57 7.2
Mar-14 41,811 2.03 7.2
Apr-14 51,583 23.37 7.2
May-14 48,935 -5.13 7.2
Jun-14 49,141 0.42 7.2
Jul-14 52,360 6.55 7.2
Aug-14 51,924 -0.83 7.2
Sep-14 40,018 -22.93 7.2
Oct-14 42,870 7.13 7.2
Nov-14 38,138 -11.04 7.2

 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos

The San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos MSA experienced a decrease of 4,452 job openings in November 2014, a -10.02% change from October 2014.

Month Total Openings Percent Monthly Change Percent Yearly Change
Dec-13 33,336 -5.72 19.86
Jan-14 40,242 20.72 19.86
Feb-14 38,895 -3.35 19.86
Mar-14 39,795 2.31 19.86
Apr-14 48,989 23.1 19.86
May-14 46,354 -5.38 19.86
Jun-14 46,681 0.71 19.86
Jul-14 49,258 5.52 19.86
Aug-14 49,007 -0.51 19.86
Sep-14 41,343 -15.64 19.86
Oct-14 44,408 7.41 19.86
Nov-14 39,956 -10.02 19.86

Source: BLS