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July 15, 2021

Malaysia oil & gas industry IT recruitment activity rises 17.9% in June 2021

By Srinivas Mangipudi

Malaysia oil & gas industry registered a 17.9% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring an increased by 1.92% in June 2021 compared with May 2021.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 12.43% share in June 2021, recording an increase of 1.21% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Malaysia oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Malaysia oil & gas industry in June 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 74.42% in June 2021, a 100% growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed an 11.63% share, an increase of 150% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Research Scientists held a share of 9.3%, registering a 20% decline from May 2021.

4) Database and Network Administrators and Architects captured a share of 2.33%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in Malaysia IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 94.44% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Malaysia oil & gas industry during June 2021 over May 2021.

BASF posted 12 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a rise of 200% over the previous month, followed by Evonik Industries with 10 jobs and a flat growth. BP with 7 IT jobs and Johnson Matthey with 4 jobs, recorded a 250% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Exxon Mobil recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during June 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.47%, up by 23.81% from May 2021. Mid Level positions with a 32.56% share, a growth of 250% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 6.98% share, up 200% over May 2021.

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