Asia-Pacific witnessed a 13.9% drop in IT hiring activity in the packaging industry in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

June 2022 has seen a decrease of 7.33% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.24% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2022, registering a decrease of 0.48% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 38.6% in June 2022, a 22.62% drop over the previous month. Computer and Information Analysts came in next, claiming a share of 20.09% in June 2022, marking an 11.88% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 18.51% in June 2022, a 16.33% drop from May 2022.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 17.83% in June 2022, a 24.04% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 19.23% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s packaging industry during June 2022 over previous month.

Haier Group posted 62 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered a decline of 18.42% over the previous month, followed by Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 45 jobs and a 37.5% drop. Panasonic with 39 IT jobs and PepsiCo with 24 jobs, recorded a 20.41% drop and a 20% rise, respectively, while Charoen Pokphand Foods Public recorded an 11.76% increase with 19 job postings during June 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 52.6% share in June 2022, a 27.19% decrease over May 2022. China featured next with a 19.19% share, down 4.49% over the previous month. Philippines recorded a 6.55% share, a growth of 38.1% compared with May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 65.69%, down by 24.42% from May 2022. Mid Level positions with a 23.25% share, registered a decline of 14.88% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.8% share, down 15.22% over May 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 2.26%, recording a month-on-month decline of 23.08%.