All 4 of the largest MSAs (metropolitan statistical areas) in Texas experienced an increase in job openings for the month of July.

Dallas

Dallas experienced an increase of 5,815 job openings from June 2014 to July 2014, a 6.86% increase.

Date Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
Jul-14 90586 6.86% 28.67%
Jun-14 84771 0.29% 15.23%
May-14 84526 -5.64% 20.19%
Apr-14 89581 23.25% 26.62%
Mar-14 72682 2.48% -2.52%
Feb-14 70922 -5.29% 1.27%
Jan-14 74887 20.21% 12.54%
Dec-13 62296 -4.16% -8.80%
Nov-13 65003 -14.98% 17.30%
Oct-13 76452 8.40% 26.29%
Sep-13 70526 0.18% 0.12%
Aug-13 70400 -4.30% 7.91%

Austin

Austin experienced an increase of 2,190 job openings from June 2014 to July 2014, a 5.96% increase.

Date Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
Jul-14 38938 5.96% 28.50%
Jun-14 36748 1.44% 15.98%
May-14 36228 -4.59% 19.27%
Apr-14 37971 22.48% 25.01%
Mar-14 31001 1.83% -3.11%
Feb-14 30443 -3.77% 0.38%
Jan-14 31635 19.32% 9.52%
Dec-13 26512 -4.77% -10.09%
Nov-13 27840 -14.33% 15.78%
Oct-13 32499 9.20% 25.10%
Sep-13 29760 -1.79% -1.33%
Aug-13 30302 -4.36% 8.57%

Houston

Houston experienced an increase of 6,265 job openings from June 2014 to July 2014, a 8.29% increase.

Date Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
Jul-14 81792 8.29% 29.66%
Jun-14 75527 -0.09% 14.68%
May-14 75596 -5.17% 20.16%
Apr-14 79716 20.94% 26.09%
Mar-14 65912 3.59% -1.16%
Feb-14 63626 -5.45% 2.27%
Jan-14 67291 20.11% 12.98%
Dec-13 56026 -3.63% -8.46%
Nov-13 58138 -14.60% 16.91%
Oct-13 68074 8.40% 25.92%
Sep-13 62801 -0.44% 0.47%
Aug-13 63080 -4.22% 8.56%

San Antonio

San Antonio experienced an increase of 2,047 job openings from June 2014 to July 2014, a 6.00% increase.

Date Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
Jul-14 36164 6.00% 27.85%
Jun-14 34117 0.26% 15.48%
May-14 34029 -5.52% 20.28%
Apr-14 36017 23.93% 26.62%
Mar-14 29061 2.62% -2.85%
Feb-14 28320 -5.47% 0.33%
Jan-14 29958 21.97% 12.89%
Dec-13 24561 -5.12% -8.66%
Nov-13 25887 -14.61% 17.03%
Oct-13 30316 6.88% 25.77%
Sep-13 28365 0.28% 1.02%
Aug-13 28286 -4.26% 9.12%

Source: BLS