Asia-Pacific witnessed a 1.3% drop in IT hiring activity in the packaging industry in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

July 2022 has seen a decrease of 1.09% in the overall hiring activity when compared with June 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.17% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in July 2022, registering a decrease of 0.36% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 39.13% in July 2022, a 7.48% drop over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 20.95% in July 2022, marking a 1.92% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 18.97% in July 2022, a 16.52% drop from June 2022.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 17.59% in July 2022, a 4.3% decline over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in July 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 11.11% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s packaging industry during July 2022 over previous month.

Haier Group posted 65 IT jobs in July 2022 and registered an increase of 4.84% over the previous month, followed by Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 53 jobs and a 20.9% drop. Charoen Pokphand Foods Public with 40 IT jobs and Panasonic with 29 jobs, recorded a 17.65% rise and a 27.5% drop, respectively, while PepsiCo recorded a 32.26% decline with 21 job postings during July 2022.

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

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s packaging industry IT hiring activity with a 55.53% share in July 2022, a 3.1% decrease over June 2022. China featured next with an 18.38% share, up 4.49% over the previous month. Philippines recorded a 5.93% share, a drop of 41.18% compared with June 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 71.34%, down by 5% from June 2022. Mid Level positions with a 20.75% share, registered a decline of 8.7% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.71% share, down 13.33% over June 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.2%, recording a month-on-month decline of 90%.