Sacramento and California saw robust gains in job vacancies advertised online in December, according to statistics released by the Conference Board.
The board said 30,400 ads were posted in Sacramento in December, up from 27,200 in November and 22,900 in December 2011.
Statewide, there were 555,100 ads in December, up from 531,400 in November and 463,300 in December 2011.
Online job ads nationwide surged 217,900 from November to December, to nearly 5 million.
The board said job demand in the nation's construction and sales industries gained steam in 2012.