Japan-based company Komatsu’s IT hiring rose 30.5% in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 7.23% in August 2022 when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs claimed an 11.54% share in the company’s total hiring activity in August 2022, and recorded a 2.34% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Komatsu IT hiring in August 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Komatsu, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 60.94% in August 2022, and a 44.44% rise over July 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 14.45% in August 2022, and registered growth of 94.74%. Computer Support Specialists held a share of 12.5% in August 2022, a 14.29% rise from July 2022.

North America drives IT hiring at Komatsu

North America emerged as the leading region in the global construction IT hiring activity in August 2022 with a 92.97% share, which marked a 46.01% rise over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 6.64%, registering a 22.73% month-on-month decline. Middle East & Africa was the third leading region with a 0.39% share and a 50% drop over July 2022.

Canada commanded a leading presence in the region’s construction industry IT hiring activity with a 53.13% share in August 2022, a 49.45% growth over July 2022. US featured next with a 39.84% share, up 41.67% over the previous month.

Junior Level jobs lead Komatsu IT hiring activity in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 62.89%, up by 25.78% from July 2022. Entry Level positions with a 19.14% share, a growth of 58.06% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 17.97% share, up 64.29% over July 2022.