104K LCAs, 39K PERMs filed in Q4 FY 2022. Top 20 Employers List for Full Year

US Department of Labor released Q4 data for H1B LCAs and PERM for FY 2022. Also, USCIS released full year approvals/denials data for FY 2022. In this article, we will summarize the key metrics from the Q4 data and full year data for FY 2022 and the top employers, job titles and cities for the same.

104K LCAs filed in Q4 FY 2022 – Top Employers for FY 2022

Below are the total LCAs (includes H1B, H1B1 & E3) that were filed with DOL for the fiscal year 2022.

FY 2022
% Change
FY 2021

In total there were about 602K H1B LCAs that were filed with US Dept of Labor. Compared to FY 2021, there were about 523K LCAs filed. If we look at the increase, it is about 15% more LCAs filed than the previous fiscal year of FY 2021. It clearly indicates there was more demand and more H1B holders were hired.

  • Our H1B LCAs Database now includes all H1B LCAs data that was filed anytime between October 1st, 2021 and September 30th, 2022 i.e full Fiscal Year of 2022.
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Top H1B Visa Employers for FY 2022 (full year)

Below are the top 20 employers for full fiscal year 2022 after data refresh for Q4. Similarly, we have top 20 job titles and top 20 cities for H1B below as well.

Top H1B Sponsors (FY 2022)
Amazon.com Services LLC 16,029
Cognizant Technology Solutions US Corp 13,875
Google LLC 11,663
Microsoft Corporation 11,402
Tata Consultancy Services Limited 11,160
Ernst & Young US LLP 9,401
Infosys Limited 7,652
Meta Platforms INC 5,228
Deloitte Consulting LLP 5,183
Amazon Web Services INC 5,005
Apple INC 4,997
Intel Corporation 4,815
Capgemini America INC 4,402
Wal Mart Associates INC 3,973
Jpmorgan Chase & CO 3,865
HCL America INC 3,861
Accenture LLP 3,013
Qualcomm Technologies INC 2,732
Wipro Limited 2,431
Compunnel Software Group INC 2,365

Top H1B Job Titles for FY 2022 (full year)

Top H1B Job Titles (FY 2022)
Software Engineer 42,349
Software Developer 27,206
Senior Software Engineer 10,941
Assistant Professor 5,760
Manager JC 5,524
Architect 4,065
Associate 3,652
Data Engineer 3,434
Software Development Engineer II 3,348
Data Scientist 3,342
Analyst 3,318
Senior Systems Analyst JC 3,157
Java Developer 2,783
Software Development Engineer I 2,601
Business Analyst 2,426
SR Software Engineer 2,402
SR SQL Database Administrator 2,226
Software Developer Applications 2,223
Project Manager 2,132
Senior Software Developer 2,091

Top H1B Cities for FY 2022 (full year)

Top H1B Cities (FY 2022)
New York, NY 31,601
Seattle, WA 16,366
San Francisco, CA 15,206
Austin, TX 13,902
Sunnyvale, CA 11,630
San Jose, CA 11,387
Chicago, IL 11,142
Irving, TX 10,472
Plano, TX 10,444
Atlanta, GA 10,150
Dallas, TX 9,675
Houston, TX 9,088
Mountain View, CA 8,718
Redmond, WA 8,244
Boston, MA 7,677
Bellevue, WA 7,206
Charlotte, NC 6,899
Santa Clara, CA 6,508
San Diego, CA 6,170
Alpharetta, GA 5,585

39K PERM Labor Certs filed in Q4 FY 2022 – Top GC Employers for FY 2022

Below are the total Labor Certifications filed in the DOL PERM Program for Green Card processing for the full fiscal year 2022. If we compare the FY 2022 numbers with FY 2021, there was a gain of 17.6% in the number of PERM filings. It indicates that there were more applicants who applied for green cards in the fiscal year 2022 than the previous year by 17.6%. We do not know how it will look for the next year as there is recession in tech sector with a lot of layoffs

  % Change
FY 2021

Top Green Card Sponsors(PERM) for FY 2022

Below are the top Green Card employers after data refresh for the full fiscal year 2022

Top Green Card Sponsors (FY 2022)
Amazon.com Services LLC 4,921
Microsoft Corporation 2,678
Google LLC 1,781
Infosys LTD 1,668
Tata Consultancy Services Limited 1,537
Apple INC 1,015
Amazon Web Services INC 929
Facebook INC 909
Walmart Associates INC 871
Cisco Systems INC 751
Intel Corporation 736
Skilled IN Management 725
Salesforce.com 649
Oracle America INC 620
Linkedin Corporation 605
JP Morgan Chase CO 528
IBM Corporation 488
Nvidia Corporation 483
Management Health Systems LLC DBA Medpro 481
Deloitte Consulting LLP 467

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