Mexico’s technology industry saw a 2.5% month-on-month increase in IT hiring activity in October 2022, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.
Overall industry hiring decreased by 3.13% in October 2022 compared to September 2022.
Of the total tech industry hiring activity, IT jobs accounted for 23.52% in October 2022, up 0.73% from the average share over the past three months.
The top five job classifications in Mexico Tech Industry IT recruitment activity in October 2022
Out of the total job titles, as of October 2022, the top five positions accounted for 98.03% of the total IT recruitment activity in Mexico’s tech industry.
1) Software and web developers, programmers and testers accounted for 51.88% share in October 2022, which represented a growth of 29.46% month-on-month.
2) Database and network administrators and architects claimed a 17.53% share, up 7.69% from the previous month.
3) Computer and Information Analysts held a 13.6% stake and was up 8.57% from September 2022.
4) Computer Support Specialists accounted for 7.69%, down 45.57% from the previous month.
The top five technology companies in Mexico’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022
The five largest companies, as measured by the number of positions tracked by GlobalData, achieved a combined average growth of 94.19% in the total IT recruitment activity of Mexico’s technology industry in October 2022 compared to September 2022.
Accenture reported 122 IT jobs in October 2022, registering a 144% month-on-month increase, followed by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone with 60 jobs and growth of 11.11%. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson with 46 IT jobs and Atos with 40 jobs recorded a 4.17% decrease and 1233.33% growth respectively, while Rackspace Technology with 33 job postings recorded flat growth in October 2022.
In October 2022, job postings at junior level will dominate
Junior-level jobs had a 69.95% share, up 21.43% from September 2022. Mid-level jobs, with a 16.99% share, saw an 11.76% increase from the previous month .
Entry-level vacancies came in third with a share of 12.16%, down 19.05% from September 2022, while senior vacancies accounted for 0.89%, posting flat month-on-month growth .