Germany’s packaging industry registered a 3.5% rise in IT hiring activity in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 5.95% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.78% share in November 2021, recording a decrease of 0.1% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Germany’s packaging industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.12% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s packaging industry in November 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 55.26% in November 2021, registering a 21.15% growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 19.3% share, an increase of 15.79% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 9.65%, registering a 22.22% rise from October 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 7.89%, up 800% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in Germany’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 132% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s packaging industry during November 2021 over October 2021.

Fujitsu General posted 18 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a rise of 80% over the previous month, followed by maxingvest with 12 jobs and a 200% growth. Hugo Boss with 10 IT jobs and Syntegon Packaging Technology with 9 jobs, recorded a 66.67% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. recorded an increase of 80% with 9 job postings during November 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 65.79%, up by 31.58% from October 2021. Entry Level positions with a 19.3% share, registered an increase of 46.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 14.91% share, up 30.77% over October 2021.