The UK’s oil & gas industry registered a 4.0% drop in IT hiring activity in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 4.19% in September 2022 when compared with August 2022.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 7.45% share in September 2022, recording a decrease of 1.01% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the UK’s oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.04% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s oil & gas industry in September 2022.

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1) Database and Network Administrators and Architects recorded a share of 42.31% in September 2022, registering a 41.94% growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 26.92% share, a decrease of 6.67% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 12.5%, registering a 35% decline from August 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 9.62%, down 33.33% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in the UK’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 34.78% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s oil & gas industry during September 2022 over August 2022.

Shell posted 23 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered a drop of 17.86% over the previous month, followed by Exxon Mobil with 18 jobs and a flat growth. LyondellBasell Industries with 9 IT jobs and Baker Hughes with 7 jobs, recorded a 30.77% decline and a 133.33% growth, respectively, while Worley recorded an increase of 150% with 5 job postings during September 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 59.62%, down by 8.82% from August 2022. Mid Level positions with a 25.96% share, registered a decline of 6.9% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 13.46% share, up 133.33% over August 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.96%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.