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May 30, 2022

US power industry IT recruitment activity rises 3.5% in April 2022

By Carmen

The US’s power industry registered a 3.5% 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 is decreased by 3.2% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 8.38% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.45% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.73% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 49.3% in April 2022, registering a 1.39% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 17.05% share, an increase of 20.63% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 12.74%, registering a flat growth from March 2022.

4) Database and Network Administrators and Architects captured a share of 12.36%, down 23.53% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in the US’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 59.2% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

NextEra Energy posted 248 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 82.35% over the previous month, followed by Duquesne Light with 159 jobs and a flat growth. Siemens with 98 IT jobs and Schneider Electric with 48 jobs, recorded a 20.97% decline and a 40.74% decrease, respectively, while Southern recorded an increase of 29.41% with 44 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 51.52%, up by 0.62% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 29.91% share, registered a decline of 10.1% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 17.74% share, up 3.32% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.82%, recording a month-on-month increase of 30%.

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