India packaging industry registered an 8.0% 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 1.27% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 11.91% share in July 2021, recording an increase of 0.43% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.67% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India packaging industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 50% in July 2021, a 20.37% drop over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 20.93% share, decline of 30.77% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 12.79%, registering a flat growth from June 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 8.14%, up 133.33% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in India 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 decline of 12.73% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India packaging industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

Carrier Global posted 14 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a drop of 22.22% over the previous month, followed by Unilever with 10 jobs and a 28.57% drop. Colgate-Palmolive with 9 IT jobs and General Mills with 9 jobs, recorded a 28.57% growth and a 10% decline, respectively, while Diageo recorded a flat growth with 6 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 58.14%, up by 13.64% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 37.21% share, a decline of 31.91% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 4.65% share, down 33.33% over June 2021.