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May 30, 2022

South & Central America’s power industry IT hiring activity rises 15.2% in April 2022

By Carmen

South & Central America witnessed a 15.2% rise in IT hiring activity in the power industry in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

April 2022 has seen an increase of 2.38% in the overall hiring activity when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 3.78% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in April 2022, registering an increase of 0.27% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in South & Central America with a share of 60% in April 2022, a 75% rise over the previous month. Computer Support Specialists came in next, claiming a share of 11.43% in April 2022, marking a 20% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 11.43% in April 2022, a 100% rise from March 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 8.57% in April 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.

Top five power companies in South & Central America’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 16.67% in the overall IT recruitment activity of South & Central America’s power industry during April 2022 over previous month.

Siemens posted 7 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Iberdrola with 6 jobs and a 200% growth. Energisa with 6 IT jobs and Enel with 5 jobs, recorded a 14.29% drop and a 66.67% rise, respectively, while CPFL Energia recorded a 20% decline with 4 job postings during April 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in South & Central America’s power industry

Brazil commanded a leading presence in the region’s power industry IT hiring activity with a 68.57% share in April 2022, a 14.29% increase over March 2022. Chile featured next with a 14.29% share, flat growth over the previous month. Argentina recorded an 8.57% share, a drop of 40% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 82.86%, up by 45% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.14% share, registered a flat growth compared with the previous month.

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