UK-based company BP’s IT hiring increased by 21.4% in July 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 2.45% in July 2021 when compared with June 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 10.87% share in the company’s total hiring activity in July 2021, and recorded a 1.37% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops BP IT hiring in July 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by BP, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 84.31% in July 2021, and a 65.38% growth over June 2021, while Computer Support Specialists claimed a share of 5.88% in July 2021, and registered a 200% increase. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 3.92% in July 2021, a flat growth from June 2021.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at BP

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global oil & gas IT hiring activity in July 2021 with a 54.9% share, which marked a 55.56% growth over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 33.33%, registering a 19.05% month-on-month decline. North America was the third leading region with an 11.76% share and a 100% growth over June 2021.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with a 43.14% share in July 2021, a 175% growth over June 2021. Hungary featured next with a 17.65% share, up 200% over the previous month.United Kingdom recorded a 15.69% share, decline of 55.56% compared with June 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead BP IT hiring activity in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 62.75%, up by 3.23% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 33.33% share, a growth of 54.55% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 3.92% share, up 100% over June 2021.