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March 29, 2022

Belgium’s power industry IT recruitment activity drops 28.9% in February 2022

By Carmen

Belgium’s power industry registered a 28.9% drop in IT hiring activity in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 34.95% in February 2022 when compared with January 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 8.76% share in February 2022, recording an increase of 1.59% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Belgium’s power industry’s IT recruitment activity in February 2022

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

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 44.44% in February 2022, registering a 65.85% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 26.98% share, a decrease of 51.43% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 15.87%, registering a 9.09% decline from January 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 9.52%, down 50% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Belgium’s IT recruitment activity in February 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 54.55% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Belgium’s power industry during February 2022 over January 2022.

Umicore posted 49 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a drop of 57.39% over the previous month, followed by Element Labs with 4 jobs and a 76.47% drop. Elia Group with 4 IT jobs and Schneider Electric with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Eastman recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during February 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.67%, down by 57.58% from January 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.46% share, registered a decline of 42.11% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.29% share, down 60.87% over January 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.59%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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