Ireland-based company Aptiv’s IT hiring rose 12.7% in January 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 11.62% in January 2022 when compared with December 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 31.16% share in the company’s total hiring activity in January 2022, and recorded a 0.69% growth over the last three-month average share.


Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Aptiv IT hiring in January 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Aptiv, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 65.32% in January 2022, and a 22.73% rise over December 2022, while Computer and Information Research Scientists claimed a share of 13.71% in January 2022, and registered growth of 13.33%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 12.1% in January 2022, a 25% rise from December 2022.


Europe drives IT hiring at Aptiv

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global auto IT hiring activity in January 2022 with a 37.1% share, which marked a 15% rise over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 32.26%, registering a 48.15% month-on-month growth. North America was the third leading region with a 30.65% share and an 11.76% rise over December 2022.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with a 28.23% share in January 2022, a 20.69% growth over December 2022. China featured next with a 16.94% share, up 61.54% over the previous month. India recorded a 15.32% share, an increase of 35.71% compared with December 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Aptiv IT hiring activity in January 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.94%, up by 31.75% from December 2022. Mid Level positions with a 19.35% share, a growth of 9.09% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 13.71% share, up 13.33% over December 2022.