Top 20 H1B, GC Employers for Q1 FY 2022. 45% Increase in LCAs

As we are just starting H1B FY 2023 Season with Registration process, US Dept of Labor has recently released Q1 FY 2022 Data for H1B LCAs and PERM filings. We have loaded all of that data into our H1BGrader’s Database that already has millions of these datapoints. In this article, we will cover the key highlights from the FY 2022, Q1 filings with DOL for H1B LCAs and PERM.

112K LCAs filed in Q1 FY 2022 – Top Employers for FY 2022

Last year for FY 2021, in Q1 there were 77,300 LCAs filed, compared to this year, it is up by 45.4% and stands at 112,409. This reflects the state of US economy and demand for H1B workers.

Below are the total counts of LCAs (includes H1B, H1B1 & E3) that were filed with DOL so far this fiscal year 2022.

FY 2022
% Change
FY 2021
112,409112,409 Not Released Not Released Not Released45.4%
LCA filings with DOL for FY 2022
  • Our H1BGrader Database is now updated with H1B LCAs data that was filed anytime between October 1st, 2021 and Dec 31st, 2021 i.e Q1 of Fiscal Year 2022.
  • If your employer has shared any of the details, you can verify the same using H1B LCA Search
  • Below are the top 20 employers for full fiscal year 2022 after data refresh for Q1 Similarly, you can check the top 20 job titles and top 20 cities for H1B below as well.

Note: The Data Refresh is only for Q1 2022 from the US Dept of Labor related H1B LCAs and PERM Labor Certs. USCIS does not release quarterly data anymore, they only release data once a year. You can read our Data Refresh Status to know more

Top H1B Sponsors (FY 2022 Q1) Services LLC 3,421
Cognizant Technology Solutions US Corp 2,578
Microsoft Corporation 2,154
Tata Consultancy Services Limited 2,152
Google LLC 2,094
Ernst & Young US LLP 2,053
Tekorg INC 2,027
Apple INC 1,365
Infosys Limited 1,300
Deloitte Consulting LLP 1,148
Amazon Web Services INC 1,046
Facebook INC 988
Capgemini America INC 924
Intel Corporation 919
Wal Mart Associates INC 876
Meta Platforms INC 751
HCL America INC 702
Jpmorgan Chase & CO 697
International Business Machines Corporation 668 INC 667
Top H1B Sponsors (FY 2022 Q1)

Top H1B Job Titles (FY 2022 Q1)
Software Engineer 7,961
Software Developer 4,244
Senior Software Engineer 2,328
SR SQL Database Administrator 2,022
Manager JC 1,106
Senior Systems Analyst JC 830
Architect 764
Data Engineer 743
Assistant Professor 732
Software Development Engineer II 708
Data Scientist 655
Associate 640
Software Development Engineer I 588
Java Developer 570
Software Developer Applications 534
Senior Software Developer 490
SR Software Engineer 468
Business Analyst 463
Devops Engineer 460
Data Analyst 440
Top H1B Job Titles (FY 2022 Q1)

Top H1B Cities (FY 2022 Q1)
New York, NY 6,576
Seattle, WA 3,756
San Francisco, CA 3,363
Austin, TX 2,826
Sunnyvale, CA 2,354
San Jose, CA 2,319
Chicago, IL 2,210
Atlanta, GA 2,112
Irving, TX 1,898
Dallas, TX 1,861
Schaumburg, IL 1,840
Mountain View, CA 1,781
Plano, TX 1,755
Redmond, WA 1,716
Houston, TX 1,629
Boston, MA 1,472
Bellevue, WA 1,432
Charlotte, NC 1,377
Santa Clara, CA 1,318
San Diego, CA 1,110
Top H1B Cities (FY 2022 Q1)

33K PERM Labor Certs filed in Q1 FY 2022 – Top GC Employers for FY 2022

If we look at the Green Card related PERM Labor Certification filings, they were 29,159 in Q1 2021, now for FY 2022, they at 33,413 and are up by 14.7% and

Below are the total Labor Certifications filed in the DOL PERM Program for Green Card processing so far the full fiscal year until FY 2022.

  % Change
FY 2021
33,41333,413Not ReleasedNot ReleasedNot Released14.7%
FY 2022 PERM LC filings

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

Top Green Card Sponsors (FY 2022 Q1)
Microsoft Corporation 1,150 Services LLC 999
Google LLC 781
Walmart Associates INC 348
Tata Consultancy Services Limited 331
Linkedin Corporation 324
Apple INC 237
Oracle America INC 237
Cisco Systems INC 225 203
JP Morgan Chase CO 176
Intuit 175
Hawaii Care and Cleaning INC 149
Amazon Web Services INC 147
Compunnel Software Group INC 143
Qualcomm Technologies INC 139
Ernst Young US LLP 137
Nvidia Corporation 130
Capgemini America INC 128
Mastech Digital Technologies INC 123

What are your thoughts on the Q1 Data for FY 2022 ? Share your inputs in comments.

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