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June 30, 2021updated 14 Jul 2021 10:50am

Standard Chartered’s IT hiring activity increases 16.5% in May 2021

By Verdict Staff

UK-based company Standard Chartered’s IT hiring an increased 16.5% in May 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

The company’s overall hiring activity an increased by 18.36% in May 2021 when compared with April 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 13.42% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2021, and recorded a 1.16% down over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Standard Chartered IT hiring in May 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Standard Chartered, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 44.41% in May 2021, and a 13.49% growth over April 2021, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 34.78% in May 2021, and registered a 77.78% an increase. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 13.98% in May 2021, an 181.25% rise from April 2021.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Standard Chartered

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global banking and payments IT hiring activity in May 2021 with a 95.65% share, which marked a 57.14% growth over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 4.04%, registering an 18.75% month-on-month decline. Middle East & Africa was the third leading region with a 0.31% share and a flat growth over April 2021.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s banking and payments industry IT hiring activity with a 64.91% share in May 2021, a 37.5% growth over April 2021. Singapore featured next with a 13.98% share, up 136.84% over the previous month.Hong Kong recorded a 5.9% share, an increase of 90% compared with April 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Standard Chartered IT hiring activity in May 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 54.35%, up by 38.89% from April 2021. Mid Level positions with a 43.48% share, a growth of 68.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 1.24% share, flat growth over April 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.93%, recording a month-on-month an flat growth.

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