The proportion of automotive manufacturing and supply companies hiring for IoT-related functions remained relatively stable in May 2022 compared to the same month last year, with 44.8% of the companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one such position.
The latter figure was higher than the 44.1% of companies hiring for IoT-related jobs a year ago, but down from the 47.7% figure in April 2022.
When it came to the percentage of all jobs associated with IoT, related jobs decreased in May 2022 from April 2022, with 1.3% of newly posted jobs associated with topic.
The latter figure was the lowest monthly figure on record in the past year and is a drop from the 1.7% of newly advertised jobs linked to IoT in the same month a year ago.
IoT is one of the topics that GlobalData, from whom our data is drawn for this article, has identified as a major disruptive force facing businesses in the coming years. Companies that now excel and invest in these areas are expected to be better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to meet unforeseen challenges.
Our analysis of the data shows that automotive manufacturing and supply companies are currently hiring people for IoT jobs at a rate higher than the average for all companies in the GlobalData job analysis database. The average of all companies stood at 0.9% in May 2022.
GlobalData’s job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies around the world, pulling in jobs as they’re posted, and tags them with additional layers of data on everything from each position’s seniority to whether a job is linked to broader industry trends .