The global power industry experienced a 22% rise in new job postings related to environmental sustainability in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 22% increase in the previous quarter and an 118% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Computer and Information Systems Managers jobs accounted for a 4% share of the global power industry’s environmental sustainability-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 59% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Information Systems Managers, with a share of 4%, emerged as the top environmental sustainability-related job roles within the power industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 59% quarter-on-quarter. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in second with a share of 3% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 59% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent environmental sustainability roles include General and Operations Managers with a 2% share in Q3 2022, Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics with a 2% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Vestas Wind Systems , NextEra Energy , Algonquin Power & Utilities and Hitachi Zosen Inova. Together they accounted for a combined share of 69% of all environmental sustainability-related active jobs in the power industry.
Vestas Wind Systems posted 2,884 environmental sustainability-related new jobs in Q3 2022, NextEra Energy 2,369 jobs, Algonquin Power & Utilities 2,224 jobs, and Hitachi Zosen Inova 1,778 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The largest share of environmental sustainability-related new job postings in the power industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 60% followed by the UK (9%) and Canada (7%). The share represented by the US was -7% lower than the 67% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.