India’s auto industry registered a 7.0% rise in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 8.43% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the auto industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 17.58% share in May 2022, recording an increase of 0.09% over the last three-month average share.


Top five job classifications in India’s auto industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

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

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 62.87% in May 2022, registering a 24.46% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 16.47% share, an increase of 2650% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 13.77%, registering a 12.2% rise from April 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 5.09%, up 142.86% over the previous month.


Top five auto companies in India’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 27.33% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s auto industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Mahindra & Mahindra posted 74 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 1750% over the previous month, followed by Mitsubishi Motors with 45 jobs and a 104.55% growth. AB Volvo with 26 IT jobs and Visteon with 24 jobs, recorded a 52.94% growth and a 75.26% decrease, respectively, while Mercedes-Benz Group recorded an increase of 120% with 22 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.37%, up by 38.71% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 27.84% share, registered a decline of 43.64% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.49% share, up 25% over April 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.3%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.