The UK’s auto industry registered a 22.0% drop in IT hiring activity in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 22.18% in November 2022 when compared with October 2022.

Out of the auto industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.65% share in November 2022, recording a decrease of 0.71% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the UK’s auto industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 95.83% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s auto industry in November 2022.

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1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 41.67% in November 2022, registering a 71.83% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 35.42% share, a decrease of 48.48% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 8.33%, registering a 33.33% decline from October 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 6.25%, down 85% over the previous month.

Top five auto companies in the UK’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 27.03% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s auto industry during November 2022 over October 2022.

Redde Northgate posted 13 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered a drop of 50% over the previous month, followed by Lotus Cars with 5 jobs and a 66.67% growth. Porsche Automobil Holding with 3 IT jobs and Halfords Group with 3 jobs, recorded a 50% decline and a 200% growth, respectively, while ZF Friedrichshafen recorded an increase of 200% with 3 job postings during November 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.42%, down by 72.64% from October 2022. Mid Level positions with a 27.08% share, registered a decline of 58.06% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 12.5% share, down 40% over October 2022.