The Japanese technology industry experienced a 5% rise in new job postings in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by International Business Machines with 248 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 17% share of the Japanese technology industry new job postings in Q1 2024, down by 18% 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 17% of the total new job postings in Q1 2024 and were up by 17% year-on-year. Second highest were Management Occupations, which accounted for 16% and rise by 36% year-on-year, and third highest were Sales and Related Occupations, which were 32% of the new job postings and 53% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in technology industry accounted for 23% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by International Business Machines with 248, followed by Accenture with 208, while the highest increase was at ASM International at 41%.

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This content was updated on 28 April 2024

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