Asia-Pacific witnessed a 6.8% drop in IT hiring activity in the food industry in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

September 2022 has seen a decrease of 5.14% in the overall hiring activity when compared with August 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 3.71% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in September 2022, registering an increase of 0.01% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in September 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 34.17% in September 2022, a 35.94% drop over the previous month. Computer and Information Analysts came in next, claiming a share of 26.67% in September 2022, marking a 5.88% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 20.83% in September 2022, a 39.02% drop from August 2022.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 18.33% in September 2022, a 144.44% rise over the previous month.

Top five food companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 3.51% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s food industry during September 2022 over previous month.

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public posted 64 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered an increase of 12.28% over the previous month, followed by Masan Group with 14 jobs and a 16.67% growth. Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 12 IT jobs and Nestle with 11 jobs, recorded a 60% drop and an 8.33% drop, respectively, while General Mills recorded a 200% increase with 9 job postings during September 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s food industry

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s food industry IT hiring activity with a 72.5% share in September 2022, an 18.69% decrease over August 2022. Vietnam featured next with a 12.5% share, up 25% over the previous month. Thailand recorded a 5.83% share, a growth of 250% compared with August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 90.83%, down by 14.17% from August 2022. Mid Level positions with an 8.33% share, registered a decline of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 0.83% share, down 90.91% over August 2022.