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February 23, 2022

Baker Hughes’s IT hiring activity rises 6.2% in January 2022

By Carmen

US-based company Baker Hughes IT hiring rose 6.2% in January 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 8.54% in January 2022 when compared with December 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 14.51% share in the company’s total hiring activity in January 2022, and recorded a 0.59% decline over the last three-month average share.


Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Baker Hughes IT hiring in January 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Baker Hughes , Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 67.14% in January 2022, and a 32.39% rise over December 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 10.71% in January 2022, and registered growth of 200%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 8.57% in January 2022, a 45.45% drop from December 2022.


Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Baker Hughes

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global oil & gas IT hiring activity in January 2022 with a 40% share, which marked a 27.27% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 30.71%, registering a 53.57% month-on-month growth. Europe was the third leading region with a 22.86% share and a 33.33% rise over December 2022.

In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 3.57% and a month-on-month decline of 28.57%. South & Central America stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 2.86%, registering a 20% drop over the previous month.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with a 33.57% share in January 2022, a 46.88% growth over December 2022. US featured next with a 27.14% share, up 40.74% over the previous month. The UK recorded a 7.86% share, an increase of 175% compared with December 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Baker Hughes IT hiring activity in January 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 76.43%, up by 57.35% from December 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.14% share, a decline of 4% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 6.43% share, down 40% over December 2022.

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