The global auto industry experienced a 28% rise in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Corporate Governance in Automotive – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 90% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 3% share of the global auto industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 19% over the prior quarter.

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Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers drive corporate governance-related hiring activity

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 3%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the auto industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 19% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 3% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 35% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent corporate governance roles include First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers with a 3% share in Q3 2022, Marketing and Sales Managers with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in auto industry accounted for 112% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Faurecia, Dana OFF HIGHWAY PRODUCTS, Dana and Plastal. Together they accounted for a combined share of 112% of all corporate governance-related active jobs in the auto industry.

Faurecia posted 571 corporate governance-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Dana OFF HIGHWAY PRODUCTS 422 jobs, Dana 380 jobs, and Plastal 332 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 53% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the auto industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 53% followed by India (7%) and the UK (6%). The share represented by the US was 0.95 percentage points higher than the 52% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.

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