Asia-Pacific witnessed a 16.3% rise in IT hiring activity in the food industry in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

May 2022 has seen an increase of 5.27% in the overall hiring activity when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 2.66% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in May 2022, registering an increase of 0.31% over the last three-month average share.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations Occupations leads by classification in May 2022

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 38.73% in May 2022, a 71.88% rise over the previous month. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in next, claiming a share of 31.69% in May 2022, marking a 4.26% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 15.49% in May 2022, a 69.23% rise from April 2022.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 9.86% in May 2022, a 30% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 19.35% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s food industry during May 2022 over previous month.

Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. posted 42 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered an increase of 162.5% over the previous month, followed by Nestle with 26 jobs and a 51.85% drop. Masan Group with 18 IT jobs and Charoen Pokphand Foods Public with 17 jobs, recorded a 63.64% rise and a 41.67% rise, respectively, while Bundl Technologies Private recorded a flat growth with 8 job postings during May 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 64.79% share in May 2022, a 15% increase over April 2022. Vietnam featured next with a 12.68% share, up 63.64% over the previous month. Australia recorded a 9.86% share, a flat growth compared with April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 80.99%, up by 8.49% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with an 11.97% share, registered a growth of 41.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 7.04% share, up 100% over April 2022.