China’s oil & gas industry registered a 7.0% rise in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 3.27% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.56% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.72% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in China’s oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 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 April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 74% in April 2022, registering a 15.91% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 12% share, a decrease of 33.33% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 8%, registering a 100% rise from March 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 4%, down 66.67% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in China’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 16.67% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s oil & gas industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Exxon Mobil posted 10 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 11.11% over the previous month, followed by Yara International with 8 jobs and a 27.27% drop. BASF with 5 IT jobs and Koch Industries with 4 jobs, recorded a 25% growth and a 55.56% decrease, respectively, while Eastman Chemical recorded a flat growth with 3 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 82%, down by 8.89% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 16% share, registered a decline of 46.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 2% share, down 66.67% over March 2022.