The global technology industry experienced a 3% drop in new job postings related to batteries in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 26% decrease 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, Architecture and Engineering Occupations jobs accounted for a 23% share of the global technology industry’s batteries-related total new job postings in Q4 2023, down 6% over the prior quarter.

Architecture and Engineering Occupations drive batteries-related hiring activity

Architecture and Engineering Occupations, with a share of 23%, emerged as the top batteries-related job roles within the technology industry in Q4 2023, with new job postings drop by 6% quarter-on-quarter. Computer and Mathematical Occupations came in second with a share of 19% in Q4 2023, with new job postings rising by 6% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent batteries roles include Management Occupations with an 11% share in Q4 2023, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations with a 6% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in technology industry accounted for 42% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q4 2023 were Qorvo, Hitachi, Apple, Vertiv Holdings, and Amplitude. Together they accounted for a combined share of 42% of all batteries-related new jobs in the technology industry.

Qorvo posted 266 batteries-related new jobs in Q4 2023, Hitachi 117 jobs, Apple 94 jobs, Vertiv Holdings 75 jobs, and Amplitude 41 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 54.18% share of total new job postings, Q4 2023

The largest share of batteries-related new job postings in the technology industry in Q4 2023 was in the US with 54.18% followed by India (10.46%) and Germany (4.07%). The share represented by the US was five percentage points lower than the 59.24% share it accounted for in Q3 2023.

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