US-based company Ford Motor’s IT hiring declined 2.6% in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 14.22% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 26.5% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2022, and recorded a 3.8% growth over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Ford Motor, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 82.86% in May 2022, and a 7.94% drop over April 2022, while Computer and Information Research Scientists claimed a share of 9.29% in May 2022, and registered a decline of 7.14%. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 4.29% in May 2022, a 500% rise from April 2022.

North America drives IT hiring at Ford Motor

North America emerged as the leading region in the global auto IT hiring activity in May 2022 with an 88.57% share, which marked an 11.43% drop over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 11.43%, registering a 700% month-on-month growth.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with an 87.14% share in May 2022, a 12.23% decline over April 2022. Germany featured next with an 11.43% share, up 700% over the previous month. Canada recorded a 1.43% share, an increase of 100% compared with April 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Ford Motor IT hiring activity in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 65.71%, down by 2.13% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 25.71% share, a growth of 9.09% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 8.57% share, down 40% over April 2022.