Asia-Pacific witnessed a 4.0% drop in IT hiring activity in the packaging industry in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

September 2022 has seen an increase of 0.43% in the overall hiring activity when compared with August 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.27% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in September 2022, registering a decrease of 0.12% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 42.42% in September 2022, a 38.05% drop over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 18.18% in September 2022, marking a 13.46% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 17.78% in September 2022, a 5.38% drop from August 2022.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 16.97% in September 2022, a 32.26% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 18.99% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s packaging industry during September 2022 over previous month.

Haier Group posted 79 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered an increase of 2.6% over the previous month, followed by Charoen Pokphand Foods Public with 64 jobs and a 12.28% growth. Panasonic with 35 IT jobs and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners with 18 jobs, recorded a 9.38% rise and a 1700% rise, respectively, while Carlsberg recorded a 41.67% increase with 17 job postings during September 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 50.71% share in September 2022, a 25.3% decrease over August 2022. China featured next with a 19.19% share, down 56.02% over the previous month. Australia recorded a 7.88% share, a growth of 44.44% compared with August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 76.36%, down by 26.03% from August 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.37% share, registered a decline of 24.56% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 5.45% share, down 57.81% over August 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.61%, recording a month-on-month decline of 25%.