The global power industry experienced a 21% rise in new job postings related to big data in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 21% increase in the previous quarter and a 57% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 12% share of the global power industry’s big data-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 27% over the prior quarter.







	

               
   

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers drive big data-related hiring activity

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 12%, emerged as the top big data-related job roles within the power industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 27% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 6% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 30% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent big data roles include Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a 3% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in power industry accounted for 29% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Siemens , NextEra Energy , Algonquin Power & Utilities and Duquesne Light. Together they accounted for a combined share of 29% of all big data-related active jobs in the power industry.

Siemens posted 715 big data-related new jobs in Q3 2022, NextEra Energy 410 jobs, Algonquin Power & Utilities 387 jobs, and Duquesne Light 319 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 61% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of big data-related new job postings in the power industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 61% followed by Canada (6%) and India (5%). The share represented by the US was -3% lower than the 64% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.

GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying data, research, and analysis used to produce this article.

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