Asia-Pacific witnessed a 22.8% rise in IT hiring activity in the just food industry in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

April 2022 has seen an increase of 22.6% in the overall hiring activity when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 4.28% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in April 2022, registering an increase of 0.08% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 56.99% in April 2022, a 60.61% rise over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 15.86% in April 2022, marking a 16.9% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 12.37% in April 2022, a 31.43% rise from March 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 8.33% in April 2022, a 55% rise over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 45.15% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s just food industry during April 2022 over previous month.

Nestle posted 279 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered an increase of 106.67% over the previous month, followed by Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 30 jobs and a 61.54% drop. Masan Group with 16 IT jobs and Sigma Alimentos with 14 jobs, recorded a 14.29% rise and a 40% rise, respectively, while Fonterra Co-operative Group recorded a flat growth with 5 job postings during April 2022.

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

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s just food industry IT hiring activity with an 81.18% share in April 2022, a 43.13% increase over March 2022. Australia featured next with a 7.8% share, up 81.25% over the previous month. Vietnam recorded a 4.3% share, a growth of 14.29% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 65.59%, up by 16.75% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 20.16% share, registered a growth of 59.57% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 14.25% share, up 76.67% over March 2022.