The global technology industry experienced a 19% rise in new job postings related to ecommerce in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 6% decrease versus Q1 2023. GlobalData’s Technology: Hiring Trends & Signals Q1 2024 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 22% share of the global technology industry’s ecommerce-related total new job postings in Q1 2024, down 3% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive ecommerce-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 22%, emerged as the top ecommerce-related job roles within the technology industry in Q1 2024, with new job postings drop by 3% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 20% in Q1 2024, with new job postings rising by 1% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent ecommerce roles include Sales and Related Occupations with a 7% share in Q1 2024, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 6% 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 Q1 2024 were TaskUs, NCR Voyix, Block, Oracle, and Accenture. Together they accounted for a combined share of 19% of all ecommerce-related new jobs in the technology industry.

TaskUs posted 541 ecommerce-related new jobs in Q1 2024, NCR Voyix 374 jobs, Block 369 jobs, Oracle 287 jobs, and Accenture 286 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 39.50% share of total new job postings, Q1 2024

The largest share of ecommerce-related new job postings in the technology industry in Q1 2024 was in the US with 39.50% followed by India (12.03%) and Germany (3.61%). The share represented by the US was six percentage points higher than the 33.98% share it accounted for in Q4 2023.

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This content was updated on 28 April 2024

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