Mexico’s packaging industry registered a 6.3% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 20.29% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.41% share in October 2022, recording an increase of 0.27% over the last three-month average share.

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

1) Computer and Information Analysts recorded a share of 35.23% in October 2022, registering a 3.33% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 34.09% share, an increase of 25% over the previous month.

3) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers held a share of 18.18%, registering a 20% decline from September 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 11.36%, up 150% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 91.18% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Mexico’s packaging industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

PepsiCo posted 19 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a rise of 533.33% over the previous month, followed by Amcor with 14 jobs and a flat growth. Anheuser-Busch InBev with 13 IT jobs and Panasonic with 11 jobs, recorded an 85.71% growth and a 1000% growth, respectively, while Coca-Cola recorded a decline of 11.11% with 8 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 84.09%, up by 15.63% from September 2022. Entry Level positions with a 12.5% share, registered an increase of 83.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 2.27% share, down 83.33% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.14%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.