India’s packaging industry registered a 21.0% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 70.94% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 8.81% share in August 2021, recording a decrease of 3.74% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 92.86% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s packaging industry in August 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 38.96% in August 2021, registering a 22.45% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed an 18.18% share, an increase of 300% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 15.58%, registering a 26.32% rise from July 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 11.69%, up 500% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in India’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 321.74% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s packaging industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

Unilever posted 35 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a rise of 250% over the previous month, followed by Zebra with 21 jobs and a flat growth. Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 16 IT jobs and PepsiCo with 14 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 250% flat growth, respectively, while Colgate-Palmolive recorded an increase of 22.22% with 11 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 48.7%, up by 44.23% from July 2021. Mid Level positions with a 40.26% share, registered an increase of 67.57% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.44% share, up 225% over July 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 2.6%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.