Middle East & Africa witnessed a 4.6% rise in IT hiring activity in the power industry in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

February 2022 has seen an increase of 0.99% in the overall hiring activity when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs accounted for an 11.14% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in February 2022, registering a decrease of 0.19% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 70.59% in February 2022, a 20% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 11.76% in February 2022, marking a 100% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 11.76% in February 2022, a 33.33% drop from January 2022.

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Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 5.88% in February 2022, a 50% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 50% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s power industry during February 2022 over previous month.

Siemens posted 8 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Vestas Wind Systems with 2 jobs and a flat growth. Xylem with 2 IT jobs and Enel with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while TaKaDu recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during February 2022.

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

Egypt commanded a leading presence in the region’s power industry IT hiring activity with a 35.29% share in February 2022, a flat growth over January 2022. South Africa featured next with a 35.29% share, up 200% over the previous month. Israel recorded a 23.53% share, a growth of 100% compared with January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.59%, up by 9.09% from January 2022. Entry Level positions with a 17.65% share, registered a decline of 25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with an 11.76% share, flat growth over January 2022.