The variety of software program improvement and knowledge expertise (IT) jobs in South Africa declined within the first three months of 2022 in comparison with the identical interval final yr.
That is in line with CareerJunction’s Employment Insights Report for March 2022.
IT continued to be the top-performing employment sector in South Africa on CareerJunction’s recruitment platform.
However, hiring exercise for professions on this space declined by 3% within the final three months.
CareerJunction mentioned the drop could possibly be partly attributed to elevated emigration as journey restrictions have been relaxed, and the rising development of “digital nomads” within the IT area.
When it involves remuneration inside the IT trade, CareerJunction mentioned there have been risky wage traits between the fourth quarter of 2020 and the primary quarter of 2022.
The chart under exhibits the unfold of month-to-month salaries in varied IT-related professions in South Africa.
According to CareerJunction, the highest three scarce abilities within the IT sector in South Africa are software program improvement, technical or enterprise structure, and enterprise evaluation.
It additionally offered the market-related month-to-month salaries for varied prime in-demand abilities within the IT sector, together with:
- Java Development Skills — Between R44,015 and R64,602
- C# Development Skills — Between R39,202 and R57,222
- .Net Development Skills — Between R38,128 and R56,619
- Full Stack Development Skills — Between R36,791 and 59,073
Other attention-grabbing statistics from the report included that over 64% of IT job candidates on CareerJunction resided in Gauteng, whereas 49.3% have been keen to relocate for a job.
Notably, 5% of the candidates have been from abroad, whereas 0% have been from the Northern Cape.
In phrases of training degree, 68% of candidates had a tertiary qualification, with most holding diplomas or undergraduate levels.
The picture under exhibits the placement of candidates making use of for IT jobs throughout the nation.
Other job sectors in South Africa seeing extra regarding declines in hiring exercise embrace the instructing and medical professions, with respective drops of 8% and 14%.
In stark distinction, admin, workplace, and help roles have seen a 17% improve in hiring.
“One reason for this may be that an increasing number of local companies are moving back to a more office-bound working environment as Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease,” CareerJunction defined.
The finance and enterprise administration sectors additionally noticed hiring improve by 10% and 4%, respectively.
Overall, CareerJunction discovered an encouraging improve of 39% in recruitment exercise in South Africa when evaluating March 2021 and March 2022.