UK-based company Shell’s IT hiring rose 72.0% in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 85.27% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 21.16% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2022, and recorded a 2.3% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Shell IT hiring in April 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Shell, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 49.88% in April 2022, and a 141.38% rise over March 2022, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 17.1% in April 2022, and registered growth of 166.67%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 11.4% in April 2022, a 242.86% rise from March 2022.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Shell

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global oil & gas IT hiring activity in April 2022 with a 75.53% share, which marked an 186.49% rise over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 23.52%, registering a 266.67% month-on-month growth. North America was the third leading region with a 0.95% share and a 33.33% rise over March 2022.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s oil & gas industry IT hiring activity with a 62.71% share in April 2022, an 180.85% growth over March 2022. The UK featured next with a 16.86% share, up 238.1% over the previous month. Philippines recorded a 6.89% share, an increase of 625% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Shell IT hiring activity in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.58%, up by 175.29% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 39.19% share, a growth of 217.31% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 4.75% share, up 400% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.48%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.