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April 27, 2022

South Africa’s insurance industry IT recruitment activity rises 7.0% in March 2022

By Carmen

South Africa’s insurance industry registered a 7.0% rise in IT hiring activity in March 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 6.01% in March 2022 when compared with February 2022.

Out of the insurance industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 14.1% share in March 2022, recording an increase of 0.25% over the last three-month average share.


Top five job classifications in South Africa’s insurance industry’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of South Africa’s insurance industry in March 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 53.01% in March 2022, registering an 8.33% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 26.51% share, an increase of 41.94% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 12.05%, registering a 33.33% rise from February 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 4.82%, up 166.67% over the previous month.


Top five insurance companies in South Africa’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average flat growth share in the overall IT recruitment activity of South Africa’s insurance industry during March 2022 over February 2022.

Sanlam posted 97 IT jobs in March 2022 and registered a rise of 27.63% over the previous month. Discovery with 51 IT jobs and Old Mutual with 18 jobs, recorded a 16.39% decline and a 125% growth.

Junior Level job postings dominate in March 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 49.4%, down by 9.89% from February 2022. Mid Level positions with a 40.96% share, registered an increase of 51.11% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 9.64% share, up 60% over February 2022.

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