France-based company Valeo’s IT hiring declined 4.1% in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 5.08% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 21.25% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2022, and recorded a 1.08% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Valeo IT hiring in April 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Valeo, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 69.03% in April 2022, and a 16.42% rise over March 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 23.89% in April 2022, and registered growth of 12.5%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 7.08% in April 2022, a flat growth from March 2022.

Europe drives IT hiring at Valeo

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global auto IT hiring activity in April 2022 with a 47.79% share, which marked a 31.71% rise over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 32.74%, registering a 164.29% month-on-month growth. North America was the third leading region with a 17.7% share and a 52.38% drop over March 2022.

In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 1.77% and a month-on-month decline of 71.43%.

Germany commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with a 31.86% share in April 2022, an 80% growth over March 2022. India featured next with a 24.78% share, up 154.55% over the previous month. US recorded a 15.93% share, a decline of 51.35% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Valeo IT hiring activity in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 59.29%, up by 4.69% from March 2022. Entry Level positions with a 21.24% share, a decline of 17.24% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 19.47% share, up 100% over March 2022.