North America remains by far the place to be for ‘Industrial Automation’ hirings among beverage companies, according to recent research.

In the three months to the end of January, the region accounted for 66.8% of all industrial automation jobs – an increase on the 51.6% level in the same quarter a year earlier. North America was followed by Asia-Pacific, which saw a -1.5 year-on-year percentage point change in industrial automation vacancies.

The figures are compiled by GlobalData, which tracks the number of new job postings from key companies in various industries. Using textual analysis, these job ads are then classified thematically to gauge which companies are leading the way on specific issues as well as where the market is expanding and contracting.

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By GlobalData

Which countries are seeing the most growth for industrial automation job ads in the drinks industry?

The fastest-growing country was the US, which accounted for 62.5% of all Industrial Automation job adverts in the three months to the end of January. Twelve months earlier, the country's proportion was 45.6%.

The US was followed by Romania (rising 1.5 percentage points), India (up 0.2), and Ireland (-0.6).

Which cities are the biggest hubs for industrial automation workers in the drinks industry?

The leading cities were Plano and Atlanta in the US, each with 3.3% of beverages' Industrial Automation vacancies in the quarter. The pair were followed by Hyderabad in India with 2.2%, and Charlotte in the US with 2%.

Methodology: GlobalData’s ‘Job Analytics’ enables an understanding of hiring trends, strategies and predictive signals across sectors, themes, companies and geographies. Intelligent web crawlers capture data from publicly available sources. Key parameters include active, posted and closed jobs, posting duration, experience, seniority level, educational qualifications and skills.

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