Portugal’s power industry registered a 2.6% drop in IT hiring activity in March 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 6.62% in March 2022 when compared with February 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 20.71% share in March 2022, recording a decrease of 0.16% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Portugal’s power industry’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 105% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Portugal’s power industry in March 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 57.5% in March 2022, registering a 15% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 25% share, an increase of 42.86% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 17.5%, registering a 40% rise from February 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 2.5%, down 75% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Portugal’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 7.14% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Portugal’s power industry during March 2022 over February 2022.

Vestas Wind Systems posted 21 IT jobs in March 2022 and registered a drop of 4.55% over the previous month. Siemens with 11 IT jobs and Energias de Portugal with 6 jobs, recorded a 120% growth and a 14.29% decrease, respectively, while Voltalia recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during March 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in March 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 62.5%, up by 13.64% from February 2022. Mid Level positions with a 22.5% share, registered a decline of 10% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 15% share, up 20% over February 2022.