The British oil and gas industry experienced a 16% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by ROC with 743 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of oil and gas company job postings. Information on the oil and gas production outlook by assets, terrain, major companies, details of active and upcoming oil and gas assets, and recently licensed blocks details can be accessed with GlobalData’s United Kingdom (UK) Oil and Gas Exploration and Production market report. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 15% share of the British’s oil and gas industry new job postings in Q2 2023, down by 13% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive oil and gas hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 15% of the total new job postings in Q2 2023 and were up by 8% year-on-year. Second highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 14% and drop by 0.16% year-on-year, and third highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which were 27% of the new job postings and 7% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in oil and gas accounted for 39% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by ROC with 743, followed by NES Global Talent Norge with 324, while the highest increase was at Baker Hughes at 16%.

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This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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