The global power industry experienced a 31% rise in new job postings related to internet of things in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Internet of Things in Power – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 107% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for an 11% share of the global power industry’s internet of things-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 37% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 11%, emerged as the top internet of things-related job roles within the power industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 37% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 5% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 44% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent internet of things roles include Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 4% share in Q3 2022, Electrical and Electronics Engineers 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, Landis+Gyr Group, Engie and Schneider Electric. Together they accounted for a combined share of 60% of all internet of things-related active jobs in the power industry.
The largest share of internet of things-related new job postings in the power industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 44% followed by India (11%) and the UK (10%). The share represented by the US was six percentage points higher than the 38% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.