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, 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.
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.
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.