The Canadian technology industry experienced a 14% drop in new job postings in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by BCE with 834 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of technology company job postings. GlobalData’s Technology: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 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 22% share of the Canadian technology industry new job postings in Q3 2023, down by 20% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive technology industry hiring activity
Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 22% of the total new job postings in Q3 2023 and were down by 68% year-on-year. Second highest were Sales and Related Occupations, which accounted for 13% and drop by 74% year-on-year, and third highest were Management Occupations, which were 31% of the new job postings and 60% lower year-on-year.
Top five companies in technology industry accounted for 30% of hiring activity
The highest number of jobs were posted by BCE with 834, followed by Telus with 770, while the highest increase was at Rogers Communications at 53%.
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