China’s oil & gas industry registered a 3.0% 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 1.97% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.86% share in May 2022, recording a decrease of 0.07% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in China’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 China’s oil & gas industry in May 2022.

1) Database and Network Administrators and Architects recorded a share of 33.33% in May 2022, registering a 14.29% growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 29.17% share, a decrease of 22.22% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 16.67%, registering a 33.33% rise from April 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 12.5%, down 25% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in China’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 16.67% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s oil & gas industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

BASF posted 5 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 25% over the previous month, followed by Yara International with 3 jobs and a 25% drop. Henkel AGKGaA with 2 IT jobs and LyondellBasell Industries with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Exxon Mobil recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 79.17%, up by 5.56% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 16.67% share, registered a flat growth compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 4.17% share, flat growth over April 2022.