Germany-based company Continental’s IT hiring declined 0.2% in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 1.94% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 9.89% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2022, and recorded a 0.47% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Continental IT hiring in May 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Continental, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 62.64% in May 2022, and a 9.62% rise over April 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 25.27% in May 2022, and registered flat growth. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 5.49% in May 2022, a 37.5% drop from April 2022.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Continental

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global auto IT hiring activity in May 2022 with a 43.96% share, which marked an 81.82% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 28.57%, registering a 21.21% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 26.37% share and a 31.43% drop over April 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 1.1% and a month-on-month flat growth.

China commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with a 25.27% share in May 2022, a 130% growth over April 2022. Mexico featured next with a 20.88% share, flat growth over the previous month. Hungary recorded a 9.89% share, an increase of 28.57% compared with April 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Continental IT hiring activity in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 86.81%, down by 2.47% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 7.69% share, a growth of 40% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 5.49% share, flat growth over April 2022.