The global technology industry experienced a 32% rise in new job postings related to artificial intelligence in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 39% increase versus Q4 2022. GlobalData’s Technology: Hiring Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the technology industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 38% share of the global technology industry’s artificial intelligence-related total new job postings in Q4 2023, up 25% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive artificial intelligence-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 38%, emerged as the top artificial intelligence-related job roles within the technology industry in Q4 2023, with new job postings rising by 25% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 15% in Q4 2023, with new job postings rising by 50% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent artificial intelligence roles include Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 9% share in Q4 2023, Sales and Related Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in technology industry accounted for 35% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q4 2023 were Salesforce, International Business Machines, Nvidia, Science Applications International, and Accenture. Together they accounted for a combined share of 35% of all artificial intelligence-related new jobs in the technology industry.

Salesforce posted 6,187 artificial intelligence-related new jobs in Q4 2023, International Business Machines 4,309 jobs, Nvidia 3,403 jobs, Science Applications International 3,192 jobs, and Accenture 2,697 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 42.88% share of total new job postings, Q4 2023

The largest share of artificial intelligence-related new job postings in the technology industry in Q4 2023 was in the US with 42.88% followed by India (19.14%) and the UK (3.18%). The share represented by the US was seven percentage points lower than the 49.49% share it accounted for in Q3 2023.

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This content was updated on 6 January 2024

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