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November 23, 2021

Germany’s power industry IT recruitment activity rises 7.9% in October 2021

By Srinivas Mangipudi

Germany’s power industry registered a 7.9% rise in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 7.58% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 8.85% share in October 2021, recording an increase of 0.27% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Germany’s power industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.23% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s power industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 59.29% in October 2021, registering an 11.84% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 16.81% share, a decrease of 17.39% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 15.04%, registering a 30.77% rise from September 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 3.54%, down 60% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Germany’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 13.64% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s power industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

Siemens posted 29 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a drop of 44.23% over the previous month, followed by Nordex with 22 jobs and a 10% growth. MVV Energie with 9 IT jobs and Vestas Wind Systems with 8 jobs, recorded a 200% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Vattenfall recorded an increase of 60% with 8 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 74.34%, down by 4.55% from September 2021. Entry Level positions with a 16.81% share, registered a decline of 13.64% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with an 8.85% share, down 58.33% over September 2021.

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