Automotive industry

Future of work hiring levels in the automotive industry increased in November 2021

The proportion of automotive manufacturing and supply companies hiring for roles related to the future of work increased significantly in November 2021 compared to the equivalent month last year, with 59% of companies included in our analysis hiring for at least one of these positions.

The latter figure was higher than the 45.5% of companies hiring for jobs related to the future of work a year ago and an increase from the 50% figure in October 2021.

In terms of the rate of all job postings related to the future of work, related job postings remained flat in November 2021, with 2.5% of newly posted job postings related to the topic.

The latter figure was the same as the 2.5% of newly announced jobs that were tied to the future of work in the equivalent month a year ago.

The future of work is one of the topics that GlobalData, from which our data is drawn for this article, has identified as a key disruptive force facing businesses in the years to come. Companies that excel and invest in these areas are now seen as better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to weather unforeseen challenges.

Our data analysis shows that automotive manufacturing and supply companies are currently hiring for jobs of the future at a lower rate than the average of all companies in GlobalData’s jobs analysis database. The average for all companies was 3.1% in November 2021.

GlobalData’s job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies around the world, pulling in jobs as they are posted and tagging them with additional layers data on everything from how long each position has been in to whether a job is related to a larger industry. tendencies.


GlobalData’s unique job analytics provides insight into hiring trends, strategies, and predictive signals across industries, themes, companies, and geographies. Intelligent web crawlers capture data from publicly available sources. Key metrics include active, posted, and closed jobs, length of posting, experience, seniority level, credentials, and skills.