The global sports industry experienced a 5% drop in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Corporate Governance in Sports – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 41% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 5% share of the global sports industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 21% over the prior quarter.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 5%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the sports industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 21% quarter-on-quarter. General and Operations Managers came in second with a share of 4% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 13% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent corporate governance roles include Registered Nurses with a 3% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Systems Managers with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in sports industry accounted for 16% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Kaiser Permanente, Citigroup, Boeing and Standard Chartered. Together they accounted for a combined share of 16% of all corporate governance-related active jobs in the sports industry.

Kaiser Permanente posted 4,251 corporate governance-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Citigroup 3,779 jobs, Boeing 2,649 jobs, and Standard Chartered 1,992 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 59% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the sports industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 59% followed by India (9%) and Canada (5%). The share represented by the US was seven percentage points higher than the 53% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.

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