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April 21, 2022

UK power industry IT recruitment activity drops 0.7% in March 2022

By Carmen

The UK’s power industry registered a 0.7% 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 2.18% in March 2022 when compared with February 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 9.9% share in March 2022, recording an increase of 0.52% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.39% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s power industry in March 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 55.65% in March 2022, registering a 9.52% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 15.32% share, a flat growth over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 12.9%, registering a 14.29% rise from February 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 10.48%, up 44.44% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in the UK’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 6.06% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s power industry during March 2022 over February 2022.

SSE posted 19 IT jobs in March 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Siemens with 15 jobs and a 50% growth. National Grid with 14 IT jobs and Water with 14 jobs, recorded a 48.15% decline and a flat growth, respectively, while Octopus Energy recorded a decline of 20% with 8 job postings during March 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in March 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.97%, up by 8.64% from February 2022. Mid Level positions with a 19.35% share, registered an increase of 50% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.87% share, flat growth over February 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.81%, recording a month-on-month decline of 75%.

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