AI jobs that closed in the second quarter of 2022 were online an average of 30 days when they were moved offline.
This is an increase on the equivalent figure a year earlier, indicating that the skill set required for these roles has become harder to find in the past year.
Artificial intelligence is one of the topics that GlobalData, our parent company and from which the data for this article is drawn, has identified as a key disruptive technological force facing companies in the coming years. Companies that excel and invest in these areas now are believed to be better prepared for the future business landscape and better prepared to survive unforeseen challenges.
Regionally, these positions were hardest to fill in the Middle East and Africa, with related jobs that were taken offline in the second quarter of 2022 being online for an average of 31 days.
The next hardest place to fill these roles is North America, while Europe is third.
At the opposite end of the scale, jobs fill the fastest in the Asia-Pacific region, with ads being taken offline in an average of ten days.
While the aerospace industry found it more difficult to fill these positions last quarter, these companies actually found it easier to hire for AI jobs than the broader market, with ads online for an average of 25% more -short time compared to similar jobs in the entire labor market.
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