China packaging industry registered a 16.0% decline in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring decreased by 32.51% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.28% share in July 2021, recording an increase of 0.96% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in China packaging industry’s IT recruitment activity in July 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.83% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China packaging industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 58.7% in July 2021, a 28.95% drop over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 23.91% share, decline of 38.89% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 8.7%, registering a 76.47% decline from June 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 4.35%, down 66.67% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in China IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 17.39% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China packaging industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

Carrier Global posted 10 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a drop of 9.09% over the previous month, followed by Central Garden & Pet with 6 jobs and a flat growth. Avery Dennison with 5 IT jobs and Lego with 3 jobs, recorded a 16.67% drop and a flat growth, respectively, while Signify recorded a flat growth with 3 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 65.22%, down by 55.88% from June 2021. Entry Level positions with a 21.74% share, a flat growth compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 13.04% share, down 50% over June 2021.