North American robotics jobs see private banking hiring boom

North America extended its dominance for bot hiring among private banking firms in the three months to May.

The number of positions in North America accounted for 35.2% of total robotics employment, compared to 30.3% in the same quarter last year.

This was followed by Asia-Pacific, which saw a 2.7 percentage point change year over year in robotics roles.

The figures are compiled by GlobalData, which tracks the number of new job postings from key companies in various sectors over time. Using textual analysis, these job postings are then categorized by topic.

GlobalData’s thematic approach to industry activity seeks to group key company information by topic to see which companies are best positioned to weather the coming disruptions in their industries.

These key topics, which include robotics, are chosen to cover “any issue that keeps a CEO up at night.”

Tracking them through job postings allows us to see which companies are leading the way on specific issues and which are dragging their feet – and more importantly where the market is growing and contracting.

Which countries are experiencing the strongest growth in robotics job openings in private banking?

The fastest growing country was Canada, which recorded 3.1% of all robotics job openings in the three months to May 2021, rising to 7.2% in the three month ending May of this year.

Next come India (up 3.5 percentage points), the United Kingdom (3.2) and Poland (2.1).

The top country for robotics positions in private banking is the United States, another in North America, which saw 28% of all advertised positions in the three months ending May.

Which cities and locations are the biggest hubs for robotics workers in private banking?

Some 7.7% of all robotics positions in private banking were advertised in Pune, India in the three months to May.

Next come Toronto (Canada) with 4.4%, Mumbai (India) with 4.2% and Chennai (India) with 3.1%.

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