Netherlands-based company Royal Dutch Shell’s IT hiring rose 43.1% in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 22.51% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 19.68% share in the company’s total hiring activity in October 2021, and recorded a 2.31% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Royal Dutch Shell IT hiring in October 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Royal Dutch Shell, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 66.12% in October 2021, and a 142% rise over September 2021, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 10.93% in October 2021, and registered growth of 53.85%. Computer Support Specialists held a share of 10.38% in October 2021, a 280% rise from September 2021.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Royal Dutch Shell

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global oil & gas IT hiring activity in October 2021 with an 87.98% share, which marked an 111.84% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 7.1%, registering an 18.18% month-on-month growth. Europe was the third leading region with a 4.92% share and a 25% drop over September 2021.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with a 77.6% share in October 2021, an 115.15% growth over September 2021. US featured next with a 5.46% share, flat growth over the previous month. Malaysia recorded a 3.83% share, an increase of 250% compared with September 2021.

Mid Level jobs lead Royal Dutch Shell IT hiring activity in October 2021

Mid Level jobs held a share of 49.73%, up by 97.83% from September 2021. Junior Level positions with a 46.45% share, a growth of 70% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 3.83% share, up 133.33% over September 2021.