The top three occupations with the most new job openings in Texas for the month of August were derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining with 106.69 new openings, ship and boat captains and operators with 69.60 new openings, and model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic with 61.33 new openings.

September 2014

Occupation Total_Openings New_Openings
model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic 601.70 61.33
ship and boat captains and operators 892.14 69.60
derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 4,527.39 106.69

Source: BLS