The global power industry experienced a 21% rise in new job postings related to future of work 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 59% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 7% share of the global power industry’s future of work-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 23% over the prior quarter.







	

               
   

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers drive future of work-related hiring activity

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 7%, emerged as the top future of work-related job roles within the power industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 23% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 4% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 13% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent future of work roles include Electrical and Electronics Engineers 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 31% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Siemens , Duquesne Light, Republic Services and NextEra Energy . Together they accounted for a combined share of 31% of all future of work-related active jobs in the power industry.

Siemens posted 2,490 future of work-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Duquesne Light 839 jobs, Republic Services 598 jobs, and NextEra Energy 548 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 62% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of future of work-related new job postings in the power industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 62% followed by India (6%) and Germany (5%). The share represented by the US was -5% lower than the 67% 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.

GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics uses machine learning to uncover key insights from tracking daily job postings for thousands of companies globally. Proprietary analysis is used to group jobs into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries. classifications are used to group patents into key thematic areas and link them to specific companies across the world’s largest industries.