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May 30, 2022

UK packaging industry IT recruitment activity rises 11.3% in April 2022

By Carmen

The UK’s packaging industry registered an 11.3% rise 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 is decreased by 8.72% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.59% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.63% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the UK’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 the UK’s packaging industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 50.31% in April 2022, registering a 2.53% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed an 18.01% share, an increase of 222.22% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 16.77%, registering a 12.5% rise from March 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 11.8%, up 26.67% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in the UK’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 76.71% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s packaging industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Nestle posted 67 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 458.33% over the previous month, followed by Fujitsu General with 43 jobs and a 4.44% drop. Unilever with 9 IT jobs and Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 7 jobs, recorded a 28.57% flat growth and a 16.67% flat growth, respectively, while Lego 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 85.09%, up by 47.31% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with an 11.8% share, registered a decline of 26.92% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Senior job ads with 1.86% share, up 200% over March 2022, while Entry Level postings accounted for 1.24%, recording a month-on-month decline of 85.71%.

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