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July 4, 2022updated 05 Jul 2022 9:30am

Middle East & Africa’s auto industry IT hiring activity drops 2.3% in June 2022

By Carmen

Middle East & Africa witnessed a 2.3% drop in IT hiring activity in the auto industry in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

June 2022 has seen an increase of 4.37% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 12.26% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2022, registering a decrease of 1.63% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in June 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 60% in June 2022, a 28.57% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 30% in June 2022, marking a 12.5% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 6.67% in June 2022, a 100% rise from May 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 3.33% in June 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.

Top five auto companies in Middle East & Africa’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 150% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s auto industry during June 2022 over previous month.

General Motors posted 12 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered an increase of 300% over the previous month, followed by Ford Motor with 5 jobs and a flat growth. Valeo with 4 IT jobs and IRP Systems with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Faurecia recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during June 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Middle East & Africa’s auto industry

Israel commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with a 53.33% share in June 2022, a 220% increase over May 2022. Cape Verde featured next with a 16.67% share, flat growth over the previous month. Egypt recorded a 10% share, a flat growth compared with May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 73.33%, up by 57.14% from May 2022. Entry Level positions with a 23.33% share, registered a decline of 12.5% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 3.33% share, down 75% over May 2022.

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