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May 30, 2022

Australia’s power industry IT recruitment activity drops 12.7% in April 2022

By Carmen

Australia’s power industry registered a 12.7% drop in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 2.06% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 12.13% share in April 2022, recording a decrease of 4.21% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia’s power industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s power industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 52.17% in April 2022, registering a 47.83% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 28.26% share, an increase of 116.67% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 8.7%, registering a 300% rise from March 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 8.7%, down 20% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Australia’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average flat growth share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s power industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Snowy Hydro posted 12 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a drop of 47.83% over the previous month, followed by Siemens with 7 jobs and a 75% growth. AGL Energy with 5 IT jobs and Iberdrola with 4 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Elektro Eletricidade E Servicos recorded a flat growth with 4 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 82.61%, down by 29.63% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 10.87% share, registered an increase of 25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Senior job ads with 4.35% share, flat growth over March 2022, while Entry Level postings accounted for 2.17%, recording a month-on-month decline of 66.67%.

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