Germany-based company Continental’s IT hiring declined 2.0% in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 1.65% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 21.82% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2022, and recorded a 0.28% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Continental IT hiring in April 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 74.09% in April 2022, and a 29.21% drop over March 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 10.36% in April 2022, and registered flat growth. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 6.74% in April 2022, an 18.75% drop from March 2022.

Europe drives IT hiring at Continental

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global auto IT hiring activity in April 2022 with a 48.19% share, which marked a 21.19% drop over the previous month.

North America stood next with 36.79%, registering an 11.25% month-on-month decline. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 13.99% share and a 53.45% drop over March 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 1.04% and a month-on-month flat growth.

Mexico commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with a 23.83% share in April 2022, a 14.81% decline over March 2022. Germany featured next with a 19.17% share, down 17.78% over the previous month. Romania recorded a 15.03% share, a decline of 32.56% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Continental IT hiring activity in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 75.65%, down by 21.08% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 14.51% share, a decline of 28.21% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 9.84% share, down 44.12% over March 2022.