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June 14, 2022

Amazon’s IT hiring activity declines 1.3% in May 2022

By Carmen

US-based company Amazon’s IT hiring declined 1.3% in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 2.68% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 25.07% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2022, and recorded a 0.39% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Amazon IT hiring in May 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Amazon, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 89.47% in May 2022, and a 6.72% drop over April 2022, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 4.26% in May 2022, and registered growth of 10.06%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 3.75% in May 2022, a 4.35% drop from April 2022.

North America drives IT hiring at Amazon

North America emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in May 2022 with a 73.88% share, which marked a 2.97% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 14.74%, registering a 16.18% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 9.92% share and a 16.57% rise over April 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 0.75% and a month-on-month decline of 66.67%. Middle East & Africa stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 0.71%, registering a 53.23% drop over the previous month.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 65.9% share in May 2022, a 2.06% decline over April 2022. India featured next with an 11.02% share, down 16.73% over the previous month. Canada recorded a 7.59% share, a decline of 10.34% compared with April 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Amazon IT hiring activity in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 44.97%, down by 11.02% from April 2022. Entry Level positions with a 39.57% share, a flat growth compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 15.35% share, down 3.07% over April 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.12%, recording a month-on-month increase of 66.67%.

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