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May 30, 2022

Amazon’s IT hiring activity declines 3.2% in April 2022

By Carmen

US-based company Amazon’s IT hiring declined 3.2% in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 2.91% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 36.38% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2022, and recorded a 0.3% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Amazon IT hiring in April 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 88.02% in April 2022, and a 23.55% drop over March 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 4.44% in April 2022, and registered a decline of 42.97%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 3.52% in April 2022, a 23.23% drop from March 2022.

North America drives IT hiring at Amazon

North America emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in April 2022 with a 69.66% share, which marked a 24.34% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 18.46%, registering a 20.36% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with an 8.88% share and a 34.4% drop over March 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 1.65% and a month-on-month increase of 37.18%. Middle East & Africa stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 1.34%, registering a 26.89% drop over the previous month.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 62.12% share in April 2022, a 24.57% decline over March 2022. India featured next with a 13.6% share, down 19.67% over the previous month. Canada recorded a 7.14% share, a decline of 15.66% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Amazon IT hiring activity in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 48.89%, down by 24.86% from March 2022. Entry Level positions with a 35.12% share, a decline of 20.58% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 15.84% share, down 29.03% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.15%, recording a month-on-month decline of 33.33%.

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