India’s food industry registered a 13.1% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 2.21% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the food industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.44% share in October 2022, recording a decrease of 0.34% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in India’s food industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s food industry in October 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 40.58% in October 2022, registering a 26.32% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 26.09% share, a decrease of 35.71% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 18.84%, registering a 31.58% decline from September 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 8.7%, down 50% over the previous month.

Top five food companies in India’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 31.46% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s food industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public posted 29 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a drop of 56.72% over the previous month, followed by McCain Foods with 17 jobs and a flat growth. Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 7 IT jobs and Roofoods with 4 jobs, recorded a 41.67% decline and a 300% growth, respectively, while General Mills recorded a decline of 55.56% with 4 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 85.51%, down by 34.44% from September 2022. Mid Level positions with a 14.49% share, registered an increase of 42.86% compared with the previous month.