UK-based company BP ’s IT hiring declined 9.5% in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 16.38% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 12.93% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2022, and recorded a 2.49% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops BP IT hiring in May 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by BP, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 68% in May 2022, and a 48.48% drop over April 2022, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 16% in May 2022, and registered growth of 300%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 8% in May 2022, a 100% rise from April 2022.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at BP

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global oil & gas IT hiring activity in May 2022 with a 60% share, which marked a 42.31% drop over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 32%, registering a 166.67% month-on-month growth. North America was the third leading region with an 8% share and a 71.43% drop over April 2022.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with a 56% share in May 2022, a 44% decline over April 2022. The UK featured next with a 28% share, up 133.33% over the previous month. US recorded an 8% share, a decline of 71.43% compared with April 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead BP IT hiring activity in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 76%, up by 5.56% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 20% share, a decline of 72.22% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 4% share, flat growth over April 2022.