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Appendix 5. Historical Summary of Database Content Changes

Click a file name to jump to full description and history. Note: U = content changes resulting from the data collection program; N = data elements/types/descriptors first appearing in the database; and C = any other edits made. Shaded cells indicate a file was not present in that release.

O*NET Database Content Changes 16.0 - 20.1
 Release
 16.017.018.018.119.020.020.1
KnowledgeUUU UU 
SkillsUUU UU 
AbilitiesUUU UU 
Education, Training, and ExperienceUUU UU 
Education, Training, and Experience Categories       
Job ZonesUUU UU 
Job Zone Reference    C  
Interests  U    
Work Values U     
Work StylesUUU UU 
Task StatementsU,CUU UU 
Task RatingsUUU UU 
Task Categories       
Emerging Tasks      N
Tools and Technology      N
UNSPSC Reference      N
Work ActivitiesUUU UU 
IWA Reference   N   
DWA Reference   NU  
Tasks to DWAs   NUU 
Work ContextUUU UU 
Work Context Categories       
Occupation Data       
Alternate Titles      N
Sample of Reported Titles      N
Career Changers Matrix      N
Career Starters Matrix      N
Green OccupationsN      
Green Task StatementsNUU UU 
Tasks to Green DWAs   NUU 
Green DWA Reference   N   
Content Model Reference    N,CN,C 
Occupation Level MetadataU,CUU UU 
Level Scale Anchors       
Scales Reference       
Survey Booklet LocationsC   C  

O*NET Database Content Changes 5.0 - 15.1
 Release
 5.05.16.07.08.09.010.011.012.013.014.015.015.1
KnowledgeUNUUUUU,CUUUUUC
SkillsU,NNUUUUU,CUUUU,CUC
AbilitiesU,NN,CUUUUU,CUUUUUC
Education, Training, and ExperienceNNUUUUU,CUUUUUC
Education, Training, and Experience Categories     C       
Job Zones NUUU,CU,CU,CUU,CUUUC
Job Zone Reference     C    C  
InterestsN     C  UU C
Work ValuesN     C  UU C
Work StylesNNUUUUU,CUUUUUC
TasksU,NU,N,CU,N,CU,N,CU,N,CU,N,CU,N,CUU    
Task Statements         U,CUUC
Task Ratings         U,CUUC
Task Categories         C   
Work ActivitiesU,NNUUUUU,CUUUUUC
Work ContextU,NNUUUUU,CUUUUUC
Work Context Categories     C       
Occupation Data  U,C CCC   CUC
Content Model Reference     C C N,C   
Occupation Level Metadata NUUUUU,CUUUUUC
Level Scale Anchors NU CC       
Scales Reference C       C   
Survey Booklet LocationsN        N,C   

Appendix 4. Content Updates Since Release 4.0