Mexico’s packaging industry registered a 16.5% drop in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.95% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.68% share in April 2022, recording a decrease of 0.51% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Mexico’s packaging industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Mexico’s packaging industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 52.17% in April 2022, registering a 9.09% growth over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 20.29% share, a decrease of 36.36% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 17.39%, registering a 100% rise from March 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 5.8%, up 300% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in Mexico’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 28.26% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Mexico’s packaging industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Panasonic posted 21 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 75% over the previous month, followed by Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV with 20 jobs and a 35.48% drop. The Coca-Cola with 9 IT jobs and Anheuser-Busch InBev with 6 jobs, recorded a 200% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Unilever recorded a flat growth with 3 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 88.41%, up by 15.09% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 7.25% share, registered an increase of 66.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 4.35% share, down 70% over March 2022.