RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — The Triangle’s startup job market hit new lows this week, according to the latest edition of the WRAL TechWire Jobs Report.

The downturn comes after openings had climbed for two consecutive weeks, the numbers reflecting in part unease about where the economy is – and appears to be headed.

Biggest drops came at the “Work in the Triangle” and LinkedIn jobs sites. Numbers rose only at one site (wellfound), and that bu just one position.

Job openings in Triangle continue to fall, hitting new low for 16th time in ’23

Startup job postings fell below 11,000 for the first time since WRAL began tracking this data, down to 10,532 (not taking into account post duplications), a 57.6% decline from this time last year.

Here’s a look at the Triangle startup job market trends, including this week’s historic new low:

The drop mirrors wider Triangle job market trends. Job openings in the Triangle fell to historic lows this week, with just 230,488 opportunities currently posted (not taking into account post duplications).

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:

Follow the weekly WRAL TechWire jobs report for up-to-date numbers, published every Tuesday.