Brazil’s oil & gas industry registered a 3.9% drop in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 0.34% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 13.74% share in May 2022, recording a decrease of 0.74% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Brazil’s oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Brazil’s oil & gas industry in May 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 37.59% in May 2022, registering a 4.76% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer Support Specialists claimed a 24.44% share, an increase of 14.04% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 23.31%, registering a 12.73% rise from April 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 7.89%, down 22.22% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in Brazil’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 2.73% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Brazil’s oil & gas industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Ecopetrol posted 220 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 5.77% over the previous month, followed by Exxon Mobil with 32 jobs and a 25.58% drop. Vibra Energia with 7 IT jobs and Cosan with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Koch Industries recorded a decline of 33.33% with 2 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 83.83%, flat growth from April 2022. Entry Level positions with a 10.9% share, registered an increase of 16% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 5.26% share, up 27.27% over April 2022.