Germany-based company ZF Friedrichshafen’s IT hiring remained flat in January 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 4.35% in January 2022 when compared with December 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 17.9% share in the company’s total hiring activity in January 2022, and recorded a 0.42% decline over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total IT job titles posted by ZF Friedrichshafen, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 68.87% in January 2022, and an 18.89% drop over December 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 15.09% in January 2022, and registered growth of 33.33%. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 10.38% in January 2022, a 22.22% rise from December 2022.

Europe drives IT hiring at ZF Friedrichshafen

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global auto IT hiring activity in January 2022 with a 40.57% share, which marked a 21.82% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 34.91%, registering a 27.45% month-on-month decline. North America was the third leading region with a 23.58% share and a 47.06% rise over December 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 0.94% and a month-on-month flat growth.

China commanded a leading presence in the region’s auto industry IT hiring activity with a 21.7% share in January 2022, a 23.33% decline over December 2022. Germany featured next with a 19.81% share, down 51.16% over the previous month. India recorded a 13.21% share, a decline of 33.33% compared with December 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead ZF Friedrichshafen IT hiring activity in January 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.75%, down by 7.41% from December 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.92% share, a decline of 44.12% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 11.32% share, up 50% over December 2022.