The global apparel industry experienced a 3% rise in new job postings related to cloud in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 60% decrease versus Q1 2022. The growing application of Cloud will prove to have a transformative impact across multiple sectors. GlobalData’s Cloud Market report helps keep abreast of the latest trends in Cloud, market opportunity forecast and the competitive landscape. Buy the report here.
Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 36% share of the global apparel industry’s cloud-related total new job postings in Q1 2023, down 16% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive cloud-related hiring activity
Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 36%, emerged as the top cloud-related job roles within the apparel industry in Q1 2023, with new job postings drop by 16% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 15% in Q1 2023, with new job postings rising by 4% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cloud roles include Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 5% share in Q1 2023, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 2% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in apparel industry accounted for 51% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q1 2023 were Amazon, J Sainsbury, Walmart, NIKE, and Alibaba Group. Together they accounted for a combined share of 51% of all cloud-related new jobs in the apparel industry.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 42.55% share of total new job postings, Q1 2023
The largest share of cloud-related new job postings in the apparel industry in Q1 2023 was in the US with 42.55% followed by the UK (14.98%) and India (7.10%). The share represented by the US was 15 percentage points lower than the 57.35% share it accounted for in Q4 2022.
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