The global sports industry experienced a 13% drop in new job postings related to cloud in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Cloud in Sports – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 4% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 30% share of the global sports industry’s cloud -related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 17% over the prior quarter.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers drive cloud -related hiring activity

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 30%, emerged as the top cloud -related job roles within the sports industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 17% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 7% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 6% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent cloud roles include Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 6% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Analysts with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in sports industry accounted for 5% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Amazon Web Services, Accenture, JPMorgan Chase and Microsoft. Together they accounted for a combined share of 5% of all cloud -related active jobs in the sports industry.

Amazon Web Services posted 11,801 cloud -related new jobs in Q3 2022, Accenture 10,931 jobs, JPMorgan Chase 6,190 jobs, and Microsoft 5,600 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 46% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of cloud -related new job postings in the sports industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 46% followed by India (20%) and Canada (5%). The share represented by the US was two percentage points lower than the 49% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.