Singapore’s oil & gas industry registered a 20.2% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 6.61% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 6.23% share in October 2022, recording a decrease of 1.35% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Singapore’s oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Singapore’s oil & gas industry in October 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 57.69% in October 2022, registering a 50% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 19.23% share, a decrease of 58.33% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 11.54%, registering a 50% rise from September 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 7.69%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in Singapore’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 5.26% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Singapore’s oil & gas industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

Exxon Mobil posted 6 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Keppel with 4 jobs and a 55.56% drop. CGG with 4 IT jobs and John Wood Group with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Halliburton recorded a decline of 50% with 2 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 46.15%, down by 40% from September 2022. Mid Level positions with a 34.62% share, registered an increase of 125% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 19.23% share, up 25% over September 2022.