The Canadian technology industry experienced an 8% rise in new job postings in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Telus with 529 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of technology company job postings. 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 23% share of the Canadian technology industry new job postings in Q1 2024, down by 4% 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 23% of the total new job postings in Q1 2024 and were down by 3% year-on-year. Second highest were Management Occupations, which accounted for 13% and rise by 7% year-on-year, and third highest were Sales and Related Occupations, which were 12% of the new job postings and 32% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in technology industry accounted for 18% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Telus with 529, followed by BCE with 455, while the highest increase was at Rogers Communications at 11%.

For further understanding of GlobalData's Technology: Hiring Trends & Signals Q1 2024, buy the report here.

This content was updated on 28 April 2024

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