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 22.0 - 25.1
KnowledgeU   U   U   UC
SkillsU   U   U   UC
AbilitiesU   U   U   UC
Education, Training, and ExperienceU   U   U   UC
Education, Training, and Experience Categories              
Job ZonesU   U   U   UC
Job Zone Reference        C     
Interests             C
Work Values             C
Work StylesU   U   U   UC
Task StatementsU   U   U   UU,C
Task RatingsU   U   U   UC
Task Categories              
Emerging TasksU   U   U   UC
Technology Skills      NU UUU U
Tools Used      N  U   U
Tools and Technology UUU UUU U    
UNSPSC Reference UU           
Work ActivitiesU   U   U   UC
IWA Reference              
DWA Reference        U    U
Tasks to DWAsU   U   U   UU,C
Work ContextU   U   U   UC
Work Context Categories              
Occupation Data             C
Alternate TitlesUUUUUU UUUUUUU,C
Sample of Reported TitlesU UUUUUUUUUUUU,C
Career Changers Matrix             C
Career Starters Matrix             C
Green Occupations              
Green Task StatementsU   U   U     
Tasks to Green DWAsU   U   U     
Green DWA Reference              
Content Model Reference              
Occupation Level MetadataU   U   U   UC
Level Scale Anchors              
Scales Reference              
Survey Booklet LocationsN,C             
Abilities to Work Activities          N   
Abilities to Work Context          N   
Skills to Work Activities          N   
Skills to Work Context          N   

O*NET Database Content Changes 16.0 - 21.3
KnowledgeUUU UU   U   
SkillsUUU UU   U   
AbilitiesUUU UU   U   
Education, Training, and ExperienceUUU UU   U   
Education, Training, and Experience Categories             
Job ZonesUUU UU   U   
Job Zone Reference    C    C   
Interests  U          
Work Values U           
Work StylesUUU UU   U   
Task StatementsU,CUU UU   U   
Task RatingsUUU UU   U   
Task Categories             
Emerging Tasks      N  U   
Tools and Technology      NUUU,NUUU
UNSPSC Reference      NU  UU 
Work ActivitiesUUU UU   U   
IWA Reference   N         
DWA Reference   NU        
Tasks to DWAs   NUU   U   
Work ContextUUU UU   U   
Work Context Categories             
Occupation Data             
Alternate Titles      NUUU UU
Sample of Reported Titles      N  UU U
Career Changers Matrix      N      
Career Starters Matrix      N      
Green OccupationsN            
Green Task StatementsNUU UU   U   
Tasks to Green DWAs   NUU   U   
Green DWA Reference   N         
Content Model Reference    N,CN,C   N,C   
Occupation Level MetadataU,CUU UU   U,N,C   
Level Scale Anchors             
Scales Reference             
Survey Booklet LocationsC   C        

O*NET Database Content Changes 5.0 - 15.1
Education, Training, and ExperienceNNUUUUU,CUUUUUC
Education, Training, and Experience Categories     C       
Job Zone Reference     C    C  
InterestsN     C  UU C
Work ValuesN     C  UU C
Task Statements         U,CUUC
Task Ratings         U,CUUC
Task Categories         C   
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