Sweden-based company AB Volvo’s IT hiring declined 13.7% in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 5.89% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 15.98% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2022, and recorded a 1.1% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops AB Volvo IT hiring in April 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by AB Volvo, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 62.5% in April 2022, and a 49.37% drop over March 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 20.31% in April 2022, and registered a decline of 23.53%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 10.94% in April 2022, a 41.67% drop from March 2022.

Europe drives IT hiring at AB Volvo

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global auto IT hiring activity in April 2022 with a 50.78% share, which marked a 27.78% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 32.81%, registering a 51.72% month-on-month decline. North America was the third leading region with an 11.72% share and a 58.33% drop over March 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 4.69% and a month-on-month decline of 40%.

Sweden commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with a 38.28% share in April 2022, a 19.67% decline over March 2022. India featured next with a 28.91% share, down 49.32% over the previous month. US recorded an 11.72% share, a decline of 58.33% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead AB Volvo IT hiring activity in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.06%, down by 38.35% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 27.34% share, a decline of 50.7% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.81% share, down 47.37% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.78%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.