Middle East & Africa witnessed a 3.1% drop in IT hiring activity in the auto industry in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.
May 2022 has seen an increase of 4.06% in the overall hiring activity when compared with April 2022.
IT jobs accounted for a 6.36% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in May 2022, registering a decrease of 0.56% over the last three-month average share.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in May 2022
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 50% in May 2022, a 40% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 33.33% in May 2022, marking a flat month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 8.33% in May 2022, a flat growth from April 2022.
Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 8.33% in May 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.
Top five auto companies in Middle East & Africa’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022
The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 450% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s auto industry during May 2022 over previous month.
Aptiv posted 3 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Mercedes-Benz Group with 3 jobs and a flat growth. Bridgestone with 2 IT jobs and Bentley Motors with 2 jobs, recorded a 100% rise and a flat growth, respectively, while Faurecia recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during May 2022.
Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Middle East & Africa’s auto industry
South Africa commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with a 41.67% share in May 2022, a flat growth over April 2022. Tunisia featured next with a 25% share, up 200% over the previous month. Morocco recorded a 16.67% share, a growth of 100% compared with April 2022.
Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022
Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.67%, down by 11.11% from April 2022. Entry Level positions with a 33.33% share, registered a growth of 100% compared with the previous month.