RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — The Triangle’s startup job market is getting better this week, according to the latest edition of the WRAL TechWire Jobs Report. Startup job postings ticked up by 1.6% this week, inching up to 12,103 postings (not accounting for duplications in postings).

The startup job postings have shown fewer declines than the wider Triangle job posting trend, which has had several significant drops this year. Just this week, job openings in the Triangle fell to historic lows, with just 243,193 postings — a 28.6% decline from this time last year.

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Here’s a look at the trends in the startup job market since WRAL began tracking this data 11 months ago:

Here are the numbers from 15 different local or regional job board sites we review weekly for WRAL TechWire’s exclusive Jobs Report for “startup” jobs.