The German auto industry experienced a 42% drop in new job postings in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Continental with 2,182 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of auto company job postings. GlobalData’s Automotive: Hiring Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the automotive industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 9% share of the German auto industry new job postings in Q4 2023, down by 29% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive auto industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 9% of the total new job postings in Q4 2023 and were down by 54% year-on-year. Second highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which accounted for 9% and drop by 29% year-on-year, and third highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which were 2% of the new job postings and 2% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in auto industry accounted for 54% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Continental with 2,182, followed by Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche with 624, while the highest increase was at Tesla at 6%.

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This content was updated on 6 January 2024

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