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June 14, 2022

Middle East & Africa’s power industry IT hiring activity flat growth in May 2022

By Carmen

Middle East & Africa witnessed a flat growth in IT hiring activity in the power industry in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

May 2022 has seen an increase of 1.54% in the overall hiring activity when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 7.69% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in May 2022, registering a decrease of 0.39% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in May 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 83.33% in May 2022, a 400% rise over the previous month. Computer and Information Research Scientists came in next, claiming a share of 8.33% in May 2022, marking a flat month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 8.33% in May 2022, a flat growth from April 2022.

registered a share of % in May 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Middle East & Africa’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 500% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s power industry during May 2022 over previous month.

Rubicon Renewables posted 6 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Siemens with 3 jobs and a 200% growth. Scatec with 1 IT job and Sungrow Power Supply with 1 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Woolpert recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during May 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Middle East & Africa’s power industry

South Africa commanded a leading presence in the region’s power industry IT hiring activity with a 66.67% share in May 2022, a 300% increase over April 2022. Egypt featured next with a 16.67% share, flat growth over the previous month. United Arab Emirates recorded an 8.33% share, a flat growth compared with April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 100%, up by 300% from April 2022. positions with a flat share, registered a flat growth compared with the previous month.

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