The global oil and gas industry experienced a 5% rise in new job postings related to artificial intelligence in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 5% increase in the previous quarter and a 64% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 10% share of the global oil and gas industry’s artificial intelligence-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 9% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 10%, emerged as the top artificial intelligence-related job roles within the oil and gas industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 9% quarter-on-quarter. Data Scientists came in second with a share of 8% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 26% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent artificial intelligence roles include Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a 4% share in Q3 2022, Biological Scientists with a 4% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Koch Industries , BASF , Shell and Hera . Together they accounted for a combined share of 19% of all artificial intelligence-related active jobs in the oil and gas industry.
The largest share of artificial intelligence-related new job postings in the oil and gas industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 40% followed by India (11%) and Italy (11%). The share represented by the US was 0% lower than the 40% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.