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May 30, 2022

UK power industry IT recruitment activity rises 2.1% in April 2022

By Carmen

The UK’s power industry registered a 2.1% rise in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.34% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 9.78% share in April 2022, recording a decrease of 0.07% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100.78% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s power industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 49.22% in April 2022, registering an 11.27% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 22.66% share, an increase of 38.1% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 11.72%, registering an 11.76% decline from March 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 10.16%, up 8.33% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in the UK’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 14.55% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s power industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

SSE posted 20 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Drax Group with 14 jobs and a flat growth. Siemens with 13 IT jobs and National Grid with 8 jobs, recorded a 23.53% decline and a 42.86% decrease, respectively, while The ERM Group recorded an increase of 100% with 8 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 69.53%, down by 3.26% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.19% share, registered a decline of 8.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.59% share, down 8.33% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 4.69%, recording a month-on-month increase of 200%.

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