Canada’s auto industry registered a 16.4% drop in IT hiring activity in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 8.37% in November 2022 when compared with October 2022.

Out of the auto industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.28% share in November 2022, recording a decrease of 0.98% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s auto industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s auto industry in November 2022.

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1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 33.33% in November 2022, registering a 62.5% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 25% share, a flat growth over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 25%, registering a 47.06% decline from October 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 13.89%, down 37.5% over the previous month.

Top five auto companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 9.09% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s auto industry during November 2022 over October 2022.

BRP posted 15 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered a rise of 25% over the previous month, followed by Magna International with 5 jobs and a 28.57% drop. General Motors with 5 IT jobs and Martinrea International with 3 jobs, recorded a 25% growth and a 50% decrease, respectively, while AutoCanada recorded a decline of 50% with 2 job postings during November 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.56%, down by 67.21% from October 2022. Entry Level positions with a 27.78% share, registered an increase of 11.11% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 16.67% share, down 25% over October 2022.