Sweden’s auto industry registered a 14.2% drop in IT hiring activity in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 10.24% in July 2022 when compared with June 2022.

Out of the auto industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 13.6% share in July 2022, recording a decrease of 0.87% over the last three-month average share.

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

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

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 50% in July 2022, registering a 24.56% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 30.23% share, an increase of 73.33% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 11.63%, registering a 44.44% decline from June 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 4.65%, up 100% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 3.85% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Sweden’s auto industry during July 2022 over June 2022.

AB Volvo posted 27 IT jobs in July 2022 and registered a drop of 20.59% over the previous month, followed by Scania with 22 jobs and a 29.41% growth. Volkswagen with 21 IT jobs and Veoneer with 6 jobs, recorded a 5% growth and a 50% growth, respectively, while Autoliv recorded an increase of 66.67% with 5 job postings during July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.6%, down by 16.9% from June 2022. Mid Level positions with a 27.91% share, registered an increase of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 2.33% share, down 66.67% over June 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.16%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.