Asia-Pacific witnessed a 1.1% rise in IT hiring activity in the oil & gas industry in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

September 2022 has seen an increase of 14.5% in the overall hiring activity when compared with August 2022.

IT jobs accounted for an 8.37% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in September 2022, registering a decrease of 1.8% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in September 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 48.19% in September 2022, a 19.2% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 24.16% in September 2022, marking a 30.41% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 10.64% in September 2022, a 4.94% rise from August 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 10.26% in September 2022, a 4.65% decline over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 50.95% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s oil & gas industry during September 2022 over previous month.

Reliance Industries posted 192 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered an increase of 336.36% over the previous month, followed by Shell with 174 jobs and a flat growth. PI Industries with 83 IT jobs and Koch Industries with 62 jobs, recorded a 14.43% drop and an 82.35% rise, respectively, while Baker Hughes recorded a 130% increase with 46 job postings during September 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s oil & gas industry

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with an 80.73% share in September 2022, a 43.33% increase over August 2022. Malaysia featured next with a 4.01% share, down 23.81% over the previous month. Singapore recorded a 3.25% share, a drop of 50.94% compared with August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.46%, up by 25.3% from August 2022. Mid Level positions with a 28.16% share, registered a growth of 2.74% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.13% share, up 14% over August 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.25%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.