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December 17, 2021updated 18 Dec 2021 7:26am

Asia-Pacific is seeing a hiring boom in ship industry cloud roles

We have analysed hiring trends using data from GlobalData.

By Emil Filipov

Asia-Pacific was the fastest growing region for cloud hiring among ship industry companies in the three months ending October.

The number of roles in Asia-Pacific made up 28.1 per cent of total cloud jobs – up from 26.6 per cent in the same quarter last year.

That was followed by North America, which saw a -1.1 year-on-year percentage point change in cloud roles.

The figures are compiled by GlobalData, who track the number of new job postings from key companies in various sectors over time. Using textual analysis, these job advertisements are then classified thematically.

GlobalData's thematic approach to sector activity seeks to group key company information by topic to see which companies are best placed to weather the disruptions coming to their industries.

These key themes, which include cloud, are chosen to cover "any issue that keeps a CEO awake at night".

By tracking them across job advertisements it allows us to see which companies are leading the way on specific issues and which are dragging their heels - and importantly where the market is expanding and contracting.

Which countries are seeing the most growth for cloud roles in the ship industry?

The fastest growing country was India, which saw 25.2 per cent of all cloud job adverts in the three months ending October last year, increasing to 27.1 per cent in the three months ending October this year.

That was followed by the United Kingdom (up 1.1 percentage points), Germany (up one), and Italy (up 0.2).

The top country for cloud roles in the ship industry is the United States which saw 40.1 per cent of all roles in the three months ending October.

Which cities are the biggest hubs for cloud workers in the ship industry?

Some 12.6 per cent of all ship industry cloud roles were advertised in Pune (India) in the three months ending October - more than any other city.

That was followed by San Francisco (United States) with 12.6 per cent, Chicago (United States) with 3.5 per cent, and Copenhagen (Denmark) with 3.1 per cent.

 

By Michael Goodier.

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