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December 23, 2021

Germany’s technology industry IT recruitment activity rises 2.9% in November 2021

Germany’s technology industry registered a 2.9% rise in IT hiring activity in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 4.89% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

Out of the technology industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 24.66% share in November 2021, recording an increase of 0.08% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Germany’s technology industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.28% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s technology industry in November 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 74.51% in November 2021, registering a 0.49% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 9.22% share, an increase of 25.49% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 7.56%, registering a 1.94% rise from October 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 5.11%, up 173.08% over the previous month.

Top five technology companies in Germany’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 96.83% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s technology industry during November 2021 over October 2021.

SAP posted 130 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a rise of 26.21% over the previous month, followed by United Internet with 93 jobs and a 200% growth. SES with 88 IT jobs and SoftwareONE with 67 jobs, recorded a 300% growth and a 204.55% growth, respectively, while Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbHKG recorded an increase of 32.56% with 57 job postings during November 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 62.42%, up by 6.12% from October 2021. Mid Level positions with a 25.13% share, registered an increase of 9.75% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 10.58% share, down 5.16% over October 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 1.87%, recording a month-on-month increase of 100%.

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