Automotive industry

Robotics hiring levels in the automotive industry increased in January 2022

The proportion of automotive manufacturing and supply companies hiring for robotics-related roles increased in January 2022 compared to the equivalent month last year, with 55% of companies included in our analysis hiring for at least one of these positions.

The latter figure was higher than the 51.7% of companies hiring for robotics-related jobs a year ago and an increase from the 53.2% figure in December 2021.

In terms of the rate of all robotics-related job postings, related job postings dropped in January 2022, with 2.1% of newly posted job postings related to the topic.

The latter figure represents a drop from the newly announced 2.6% of robotics-related jobs in the equivalent month a year ago.

Robotics is one of the topics that GlobalData, from which our data is drawn for this article, has identified as a key disruptive force that businesses will face 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 robotics jobs at a higher rate than the average of all companies in GlobalData’s job analysis database. The average for all companies was 0.6% in January 2022.

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.