New social-related jobs in the global mining industry rose 20% in Q3 2022 compared to the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This is compared to a 20% increase in the previous quarter and a 125% increase compared to Q3 2021.
In particular, Miscellaneous Engineer jobs accounted for a 4% share of the global mining industry’s total social new jobs in Q3 2022, up 17% from the previous quarter.
Diverse Engineers drives a socially relevant recruitment activity
Miscellaneous Engineers, with a 4% share, emerged as the top social-related job roles within the mining industry in Q3 2022, with new jobs up 17% quarter-on-quarter. Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians came in second with a 3% share in Q3 2022, with new jobs up 18% compared to the previous quarter.
Other prominent social roles include Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 2% share in Q3 2022, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers with a 2% share of new jobs.
The top five companies in the mining industry accounted for 42% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of the number of new postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were ThyssenKrupp , Cummins, Komatsu and Eaton Corporation. Together they represented a combined share of 42% of all active social jobs in the mining industry.
ThyssenKrupp added 1,851 new socially-related jobs in Q3 2022, 1,757 jobs at Cummins, 1,337 jobs at Komatsu, and 830 jobs at Eaton Corporation, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The US led hiring activity with a 49% share of total active postings, Q3 2022
The largest share of new social jobs in the mining industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 49% followed by Canada (10%) and Australia (10%). The share shown by the USA was -2% lower than the 51% share accounted for in Q2 2022.
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