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August 10, 2022updated 11 Aug 2022 8:45am

US auto industry IT recruitment activity drops 3.1% in July 2022

By Carmen

The US’s auto industry registered a 3.1% 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 1.38% in July 2022 when compared with June 2022.

Out of the auto industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.71% share in July 2022, recording a decrease of 0.17% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 95.26% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s auto industry in July 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 45.52% in July 2022, registering a 5.49% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 25.68% share, an increase of 22.61% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 8.66%, registering a 25.81% rise from June 2022.

4) Computer and Information Research Scientists captured a share of 8.51%, down 6.5% over the previous month.

Top five auto companies in the US’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 47.39% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s auto industry during July 2022 over June 2022.

Dana posted 370 IT jobs in July 2022 and registered a rise of 101.09% over the previous month, followed by Mercedes-Benz Group with 104 jobs and a 160% growth. PACCAR with 79 IT jobs and Tesla with 72 jobs, recorded a 10.23% decline and a 166.67% growth, respectively, while Ford Motor recorded a decline of 56.2% with 53 job postings during July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 62.4%, up by 17.41% from June 2022. Mid Level positions with a 25.83% share, registered an increase of 8.39% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 11.55% share, down 9.3% over June 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.22%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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