The global mining industry experienced a 5% drop in new job postings related to artificial intelligence in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 5% decrease in the previous quarter and an 117% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 12% share of the global mining industry’s artificial intelligence-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 13% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 12%, emerged as the top artificial intelligence-related job roles within the mining industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 13% quarter-on-quarter. Miscellaneous Engineers came in second with a share of 5% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 5% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent artificial intelligence roles include Data Scientists with a 4% share in Q3 2022, Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a 4% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Caterpillar , Wartsila , Komatsu and ABB . Together they accounted for a combined share of 15% of all artificial intelligence-related active jobs in the mining industry.
The largest share of artificial intelligence-related new job postings in the mining industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 45% followed by Canada (13%) and India (10%). The share represented by the US was 4% higher than the 41% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.
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