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September 9, 2022

North America share of hiring for cloud jobs on rise

Some parts of the world are investing more heavily in cloud-computing roles than others

By Data Journalism Team

North America extended its dominance for cloud hiring among food industry companies in the three months ending July.

The number of roles in North America made up 52.1% of total cloud jobs – up from 30.3% in the same quarter last year.

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 cybersecurity, are chosen to cover "any issue that keeps a CEO awake at night".

By tracking them across job advertisements, it allows GlobalData 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 job ads in the food industry?

The fastest growing country was the US, which housed 25.3% of all cloud job adverts in the three months ending July 2021 but 48.7% in the three months ending July this year.

That was followed by Spain (up 1.4 percentage points).

Which cities and locations are the biggest hubs for cloud workers in the food industry?

Some 11.9% of all food industry cloud roles were advertised in Buffalo (United States) in the three months ending July.

That was followed by Bengaluru (India) with 5.8%, Hyderabad (India) with 5.1%, and St. Louis (United States) with 4.7%.

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