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July 4, 2022updated 05 Jul 2022 9:38am

UK auto industry IT recruitment activity rises 14.5% in June 2022

By Carmen

The UK’s auto industry registered a 14.5% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 0.79% in June 2022 when compared with May 2022.

Out of the auto industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 6.56% share in June 2022, recording an increase of 0.55% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.86% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s auto industry in June 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 57.22% in June 2022, registering an 81.36% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 22.99% share, an increase of 16.22% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 6.42%, registering a 14.29% decline from May 2022.

4) Computer and Information Research Scientists captured a share of 5.88%, flat growth over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 58.62% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s auto industry during June 2022 over May 2022.

Motorpoint posted 59 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered a rise of 126.92% over the previous month, followed by Tata Motors with 47 jobs and a 21.67% drop. Motorpoint Group with 18 IT jobs and Robert Bosch with 10 jobs, recorded a 1700% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Vertu Motors recorded a flat growth with 4 job postings during June 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 72.73%, up by 43.16% from May 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.11% share, registered an increase of 23.08% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.16% share, up 46.15% over May 2022.

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