The global oil and gas industry experienced a 4% drop in new job postings related to cloud in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Cloud in Oil & Gas – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 71% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 20% share of the global oil and gas industry’s cloud-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 20% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 20%, emerged as the top cloud-related job roles within the oil and gas industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 20% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 6% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 20% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cloud roles include Computer and Information Analysts with a 4% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Systems Managers 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 Master Builders Solutions Deutschland, Shell, Koch Industries and BASF. Together they accounted for a combined share of 8% of all cloud-related active jobs in the oil and gas industry.
The largest share of cloud-related new job postings in the oil and gas industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 36% followed by Germany (20%) and India (17%). The share represented by the US was one percentage point lower than the 37% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.