The global automotive industry experienced an 18% drop in new job postings related to cloud in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 37% decrease versus Q3 2022. GlobalData’s Automotive: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 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 45% share of the global automotive industry’s cloud-related total new job postings in Q3 2023, down 26% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive cloud-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 45%, emerged as the top cloud-related job roles within the automotive industry in Q3 2023, with new job postings drop by 26% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 9% in Q3 2023, with new job postings dropping by 10% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent cloud roles include Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 5% share in Q3 2023, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in automotive industry accounted for 41% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2023 were Robert Bosch, Ford Motor, Continental, Mercedes-Benz Group, and British Motor. Together they accounted for a combined share of 41% of all cloud-related new jobs in the automotive industry.

Robert Bosch posted 594 cloud-related new jobs in Q3 2023, Ford Motor 239 jobs, Continental 238 jobs, Mercedes-Benz Group 228 jobs, and British Motor 144 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 28.23% share of total new job postings, Q3 2023

The largest share of cloud-related new job postings in the automotive industry in Q3 2023 was in the US with 28.23% followed by Germany (23.62%) and India (20.71%). The share represented by the US was one percentage point higher than the 27.57% share it accounted for in Q2 2023.

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This content was updated on 8 October 2023

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