The global power industry experienced a 27% rise in new job postings related to artificial intelligence in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Artificial Intelligence in Power – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 71% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 13% share of the global power industry’s artificial intelligence-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 33% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 13%, emerged as the top artificial intelligence-related job roles within the power industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 33% quarter-on-quarter. Data Scientists came in second with a share of 6% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 25% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent artificial intelligence roles include Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a 5% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 4% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Stem, Siemens, Fluence Energy and E.ON. Together they accounted for a combined share of 166% of all artificial intelligence-related active jobs in the power industry.
The largest share of artificial intelligence-related new job postings in the power industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 46% followed by Germany (9%) and Italy (9%). The share represented by the US was four percentage points lower than the 50% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.