The European oil and gas industry experienced a 19% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by TotalEnergies with 1,235 job postings, according to GlobalData’s analysis of oil and gas company job postings. GlobalData’s Europe Oil and Gas Projects report provides a comprehensive analysis of upcoming projects in the region, covering sectors of upstream, midstream, downstream, and petrochemicals. It includes insights on key countries in the region, detailing project types, capacities, costs, and cont Buy the report here.
Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 10% share of the European oil and gas industry’s total new job postings in Q2 2023, drop 27% over the prior quarter.
Management Occupations drive oil and gas hiring activity
Management Occupations, with a share of 10% new job postings, was the occupation with the greatest hiring activity in the European oil and gas industry in Q2 2023 , ahead of Architecture and Engineering Occupations with an 8% share of new job postings.
The other prominent roles included Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 6% share in Q2 2023, Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 6% share and Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.
Top five companies accounted for 26% of hiring activity
TotalEnergies posted 1,235 jobs in Q2 2023 and registered a growth of 15% over the previous quarter, followed by BASF with 1,216 jobs and a 27% drop. Air Liquide, with 1,158 jobs, and Baker Hughes, with 899 jobs, recorded a 21% drop and a 5% rise, respectively, while NES Global Talent Norge recorded a 47% increase with a 882 new job postings during Q2 2023.
Regional analysis of hiring in the European oil and gas industry, Q2 2023
Germany held the leading share of the European oil and gas hiring activity with a 23.71% share, a 24% decrease over Q1 2023. the UK was next with 21.30%, four-percentage-point down over the previous quarter.
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