The global mining industry experienced a 9% drop in new job postings related to cloud in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 9% decrease in the previous quarter and a 30% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 32% share of the global mining industry’s cloud -related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 14% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers drive cloud -related hiring activity
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 32%, emerged as the top cloud -related job roles within the mining industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 14% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 8% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 27% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cloud roles include Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 4% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Analysts with a 3% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in mining industry accounted for 7% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Komatsu , W.W. Grainger , Caterpillar and Wartsila . Together they accounted for a combined share of 7% of all cloud -related active jobs in the mining industry.
Komatsu posted 308 cloud -related new jobs in Q3 2022, W.W. Grainger 250 jobs, Caterpillar 207 jobs, and Wartsila 164 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 44% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022
The largest share of cloud -related new job postings in the mining industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 44% followed by India (14%) and Canada (12%). The share represented by the US was -2% lower than the 46% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.
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