The UK’s packaging industry registered an 11.0% drop in IT hiring activity in March 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 0.41% in March 2022 when compared with February 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.78% share in March 2022, recording an increase of 0.03% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the UK’s packaging industry’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022

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

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1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 58.78% in March 2022, registering a 21.43% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 14.5% share, a decrease of 29.63% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 9.92%, registering a 30% rise from February 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 9.16%, down 57.14% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in the UK’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 24.09% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s packaging industry during March 2022 over February 2022.

Fujitsu General posted 39 IT jobs in March 2022 and registered a drop of 39.06% over the previous month. Nestle with 10 IT jobs, recorded a 42.86% flat growth, while Mars recorded an increase of 700% with 8 job postings during March 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in March 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 73.28%, down by 18.64% from February 2022. Mid Level positions with an 18.32% share, registered a decline of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.63% share, down 28.57% over February 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.76%, recording a month-on-month decline of 50%.