US-based company PPG Industries’s IT hiring increased 15.2% in July 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 9.27% in July 2021 when compared with June 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 5.26% share in the company’s total hiring activity in July 2021, and recorded a 0.07% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops PPG Industries IT hiring in July 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 47.37% in July 2021, and a 145.45% growth over June 2021, while Computer Support Specialists claimed a share of 19.3% in July 2021, and registered a 57.14% increase. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 14.04% in July 2021, a 300% rise from June 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 July 2021 with a 75.44% share, which marked a 152.94% growth over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 14.04%, registering an 11.11% month-on-month decline. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 10.53% share and a 100% growth over June 2021.

Mexico commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with a 52.63% share in July 2021, a 500% growth over June 2021. the US featured next with a 22.81% share, up 8.33% over the previous month.Malaysia recorded a 7.02% share, an increase of 100% compared with June 2021.

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

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.67%, up by 90% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 19.3% share, a growth of 120% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.04% share, up 60% over June 2021.