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August 18, 2022updated 17 Aug 2022 11:43am

Asia-Pacific is seeing a hiring jump in ship industry digital media roles

Some parts of the world are investing more heavily in digital media roles than others.

By Data Journalism Team

Asia-Pacific extended its dominance for digital media hiring among ship industry companies in the three months ending June.

The number of roles in Asia-Pacific made up 30.1% of total digital media jobs – up from 8.1% in the same quarter last year.

That was followed by Europe, which saw a 6.8 year-on-year percentage point change in digital media roles.

The figures are compiled by GlobalData, which tracks 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 digital media, 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 digital media job ads in the ship industry?

The fastest growing country was China, which saw 0.5% of all digital media job adverts in the three months ending June 2021, increasing to 8.9% in the three months ending June this year.

That was followed by India (up 8.3 percentage points), Denmark (4.9), and the Philippines (3.2).

The top country for digital media roles in the ship industry is the United States which saw 18.9% of all roles advertised in the three months ending June.

Which cities and locations are the biggest hubs for digital media workers in the ship industry?

Some 6.6% of all ship industry digital media roles were advertised in Pune (India) in the three months ending June.

That was followed by Copenhagen (Denmark) with 6.6%, Chengdu (China) with 5.2%, and Manila (Philippines) with 3.2%.

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