South & Central America witnessed a 6.3% 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 5.8% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 2.88% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2022, registering an increase of 0.3% 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 South & Central America with a share of 31.76% in June 2022, an 18.18% drop over the previous month. Computer and Information Analysts came in next, claiming a share of 25.88% in June 2022, marking a 47.62% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 21.18% in June 2022, a 30.77% drop from May 2022.

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Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 15.29% in June 2022, a 23.53% decline over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in South & Central America’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 17.31% in the overall IT recruitment activity of South & Central America’s packaging industry during June 2022 over previous month.

Amcor posted 12 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered an increase of 200% over the previous month, followed by GraceKennedy with 9 jobs and an 18.18% drop. Anheuser-Busch InBev with 8 IT jobs and BRF with 7 jobs, recorded a 55.56% drop and a 30% drop, respectively, while The Procter & Gamble recorded a 22.22% decline with 7 job postings during June 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in South & Central America’s packaging industry

Brazil commanded a leading presence in the region’s packaging industry IT hiring activity with a 38.82% share in June 2022, a 29.79% decrease over May 2022. Peru featured next with a 14.12% share, up 50% over the previous month. Jamaica recorded a 10.59% share, a drop of 18.18% compared with May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 83.53%, down by 25.26% from May 2022. Mid Level positions with an 8.24% share, registered a decline of 46.15% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 8.24% share, down 50% over May 2022.