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October 7, 2021

PPG Industries’s IT hiring activity declines 2.6% in August 2021

By Srinivas Mangipudi

US-based company PPG Industries IT hiring declined 2.6% in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 7.06% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 4.88% share in the company’s total hiring activity in August 2021, and recorded a 0.39% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops PPG Industries IT hiring in August 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by PPG Industries , Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 50% in August 2021, and a 31.03% drop over July 2021, while Computer Support Specialists claimed a share of 17.5% in August 2021, and registered a decline of 36.36%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 12.5% in August 2021, a 37.5% drop from July 2021.

North America drives IT hiring at PPG Industries

North America emerged as the leading region in the global oil & gas IT hiring activity in August 2021 with an 82.5% share, which marked a 26.67% drop over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 12.5%, registering a 37.5% month-on-month decline. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 5% share and a 66.67% drop over July 2021.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with a 45% share in August 2021, a 20% growth over July 2021. Mexico featured next with a 37.5% share, down 50% over the previous month. Poland recorded a 7.5% share, a decline of 25% compared with July 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead PPG Industries IT hiring activity in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 80%, down by 20% from July 2021. Entry Level positions with a 12.5% share, a decline of 37.5% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 7.5% share, down 72.73% over July 2021.

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