France’s oil & gas industry registered a 21.7% 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 10.39% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.23% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.23% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in France’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 France’s oil & gas industry in April 2022.

1) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations recorded a share of 40% in April 2022, registering a 53.85% growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 32% share, a flat growth over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 22%, registering a 120% rise from March 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 6%, up 50% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in France’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 growth of 78.26% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of France’s oil & gas industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

TotalEnergies posted 19 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 72.73% over the previous month, followed by Air Liquide with 13 jobs and a 62.5% growth. Arkema with 5 IT jobs and Roquette Freres with 2 jobs, recorded a 66.67% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Syngenta recorded an increase of 100% with 2 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 74%, up by 19.35% from March 2022. Entry Level positions with a 16% share, registered an increase of 166.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 8% share, up 300% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 2%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.