Job adverts for roles involved with industrial automation at beverage manufacturers were online for less time in the second quarter than a year earlier, data claims.
The jobs had been online for an average of 20 days when they were taken offline. This was a decrease compared to the equivalent figure a year earlier, indicating that the required skillset for these roles has become easier to find in the past year.
Industrial automation is one of the topics that GlobalData, our parent company and the source of the data for this article, has identified as being a disruptive force facing businesses in the coming years. Companies that excel and invest in these areas now are thought to be better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to survive unforeseen challenges.
On a regional level, these roles were hardest to fill in North America, with related jobs that were taken offline in Q2 2022 having been online for an average of 23 days.
At the opposite end of the scale, jobs were filled fastest in the Middle East and Africa, with adverts taken offline after 10.5 days on average.
While the drinks industry found it easier to fill these roles in the latest quarter, these companies also found it easier to recruit industrial automation jobs than the wider market, with ads online for 42.9% less time on average compared to similar jobs across the entire jobs market.
GlobalData's job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies across the world, drawing in jobs as they're posted and tagging them with additional layers of data on everything from the seniority of each position to whether a job is linked to wider industry trends.