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May 30, 2022

Sweden’s auto industry IT recruitment activity drops 11.6% in April 2022

By Carmen

Sweden’s auto industry registered an 11.6% drop in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 9.91% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the auto industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 17.24% share in April 2022, recording a decrease of 1.16% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Sweden’s auto industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.26% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Sweden’s auto industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 69.63% in April 2022, registering a 24.8% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 14.81% share, a decrease of 35.48% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 9.63%, registering a 35% decline from March 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 3.7%, down 16.67% over the previous month.

Top five auto companies in Sweden’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 27.68% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Sweden’s auto industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

AB Volvo posted 49 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a drop of 19.67% over the previous month, followed by Volkswagen with 28 jobs and a 31.71% drop. Scania with 26 IT jobs and Autoliv with 20 jobs, recorded a 38.1% decline and a 16.67% decrease, respectively, while Aptiv recorded a decline of 44.44% with 5 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 88.89%, down by 20% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with an 8.89% share, registered a decline of 20% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 2.22% share, down 83.33% over March 2022.

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