The Japanese auto industry experienced a 25% drop in new job postings in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Toyota Boshoku with 83 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of auto company job postings. GlobalData’s Automotive: Hiring Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the automotive industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 10% share of the Japanese auto industry new job postings in Q4 2023, down by 8% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive auto industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 10% of the total new job postings in Q4 2023 and were down by 66% year-on-year. Second highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 7% and drop by 77% year-on-year, and third highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which were 42% of the new job postings and 83% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in auto industry accounted for 46% of hiring activity

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The highest number of jobs were posted by Toyota Boshoku with 83, followed by Valeo with 43, while the highest increase was at Tesla at 33%.

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