The global consumer industry experienced a 13% rise in new job postings related to artificial intelligence in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Artificial Intelligence in Consumer – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 67% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 10% share of the global consumer industry’s artificial intelligence-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 0.22% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 10%, emerged as the top artificial intelligence-related job roles within the consumer industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 0.22% quarter-on-quarter. Data Scientists came in second with a share of 5% in Q3 2022, with new job postings dropping by 2% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent artificial intelligence roles include Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 5% share in Q3 2022, Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a 3% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Whirlpool, Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo and Nestle. Together they accounted for a combined share of 88% of all artificial intelligence-related active jobs in the consumer industry.
Whirlpool posted 348 artificial intelligence-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Procter & Gamble 264 jobs, PepsiCo 217 jobs, and Nestle 206 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The largest share of artificial intelligence-related new job postings in the consumer industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 44% followed by India (10%) and Italy (8%). The share represented by the US was three percentage points lower than the 47% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.