The global technology industry experienced a 3% rise in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 17% 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, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 30% share of the global technology industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q4 2023, up 16% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive corporate governance-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 30%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the technology industry in Q4 2023, with new job postings rising by 16% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 17% in Q4 2023, with new job postings dropping by 0.96% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent corporate governance roles include Business and Financial Operations Occupations with an 8% share in Q4 2023, Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in technology industry accounted for 19% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q4 2023 were Accenture, Verisk Analytics, International Business Machines, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Lumen Technologies. Together they accounted for a combined share of 19% of all corporate governance-related new jobs in the technology industry.

Accenture posted 925 corporate governance-related new jobs in Q4 2023, Verisk Analytics 686 jobs, International Business Machines 623 jobs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise 442 jobs, and Lumen Technologies 427 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 40.82% share of total new job postings, Q4 2023

The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the technology industry in Q4 2023 was in the US with 40.82% followed by India (20.80%) and the UK (4.29%). The share represented by the US was ten percentage points lower than the 51.04% share it accounted for in Q3 2023.

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