France’s oil & gas industry registered a 27.5% rise in IT hiring activity in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 3.02% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.05% share in November 2021, recording an increase of 1% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in France’s oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

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 November 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 64.1% in November 2021, registering a 66.67% growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 23.08% share, a decrease of 25% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 10.26%, registering a 33.33% decline from October 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 2.56%, down 66.67% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in France’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 18.75% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of France’s oil & gas industry during November 2021 over October 2021.

Schlumberger posted 20 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by TotalEnergies with 11 jobs and a 26.67% drop. Air Liquide with 5 IT jobs and Arkema with 1 jobs, recorded a 68.75% decline and a flat growth, respectively, while W. L. Gore & Associates recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during November 2021.

Entry Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Entry Level jobs held a share of 64.1%, up by 525% from October 2021. Junior Level positions with a 30.77% share, registered a decline of 55.56% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 5.13% share, down 66.67% over October 2021.