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April 12, 2022

Europe is seeing a hiring boom in airport industry data analytics roles

Some parts of the world are investing more heavily in data analytics roles than others

By Data Journalism Team

Europe was the fastest growing region for data analytics hiring among airport industry companies in the three months ending February.

The number of roles in Europe made up 12.9% of total data analytics jobs – up from 11% in the same quarter last year.

That was followed by Asia-Pacific, which saw a 0.6 year-on-year percentage point change in data analytics roles.

The figures are compiled by GlobalData, who track the number of new job postings from key companies in various sectors over time. Using textual analysis, these job advertisements are then classified thematically.

GlobalData's thematic approach to sector activity seeks to group key company information by topic to see which companies are best placed to weather the disruptions coming to their industries.

These key themes, which include data analytics, are chosen to cover "any issue that keeps a CEO awake at night".

By tracking them across job advertisements it allows us to see which companies are leading the way on specific issues and which are dragging their heels - and importantly where the market is expanding and contracting.

Which countries are seeing the most growth for data analytics job ads in the airport industry?

The fastest growing country was Hungary, which saw 0% of all data analytics job adverts in the three months ending February 2021, increasing to 5% in the three months ending February this year.

That was followed by Germany (up 1.2 percentage points), Australia (0.8), and Hong Kong (0.7).

The top country for data analytics roles in the airport industry is the US which saw 68.8% of all roles advertised in the three months ending February.

Which cities are the biggest hubs for data analytics workers in the airport industry?

Some 9.7% of all airport industry data analytics roles were advertised in Atlanta (US) in the three months ending February.

That was followed by Chicago (US) with 9.7%, Budapest (Hungary) with 4.3%, and Bengaluru (India) with 4.1%.

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