The proportion of food manufacturing companies hiring for digital media-related positions is up year-on-year, with 53.1% of the companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one such position in October.
This latest figure was lower than the 56% of companies who were hiring for digital media-related jobs in September but is an increase on the 45.9% seen in October 2020.
When it came to the proportion of all job openings that were linked to digital media, related job postings rose in October 2021, with 5.9% of newly-posted job ads being linked to the topic.
This latest figure was the highest monthly figure recorded in the past year and is an increase compared to the 2.6% of newly-advertised jobs that were linked to digital media in the equivalent month a year ago.
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Digital media is one of the topics that GlobalData, from which our data for this article is taken, has identified as being a key disruptive force facing companies in the coming years. Companies that excel and invest in these areas now are thought to be better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to survive unforeseen challenges.
Our analysis of the data shows food manufacturing companies are hiring for digital media jobs at a rate higher than the average for all companies within GlobalData's job analytics database. The average among all companies stood at 4.1% in October 2021.
GlobalData's job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies across the world, drawing in jobs as they're posted and tagging them with additional layers of data on everything from the seniority of each position to whether a job is linked to wider industry trends.