Switzerland’s packaging industry registered an 11.1% drop in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 10.3% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.56% share in May 2022, recording an increase of 0.39% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Switzerland’s packaging industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

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

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 42.86% in May 2022, registering a 52% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 32.14% share, a decrease of 50% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 21.43%, registering a 45.45% decline from April 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 3.57%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in Switzerland’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 40.43% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s packaging industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Nestle posted 15 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a drop of 61.54% over the previous month, followed by The Swatch Group with 9 jobs and a 28.57% growth. Compagnie Financiere Richemont with 2 IT jobs and VF with 1 jobs, recorded a 100% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while SIG Combibloc Group recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 75%, down by 44.74% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 14.29% share, registered a decline of 66.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.71% share, down 40% over April 2022.