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May 30, 2022

US packaging industry IT recruitment activity drops 1.3% in April 2022

By Carmen

The US’s packaging industry registered a 1.3% drop 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 increased by 0.18% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.35% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.09% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s packaging industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.88% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 48.14% in April 2022, registering a 28.27% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 16.35% share, a decrease of 8.53% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 15.92%, registering a 17.14% decline from March 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 11.23%, down 8.46% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in the US’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 decline of 18.47% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Nestle posted 441 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 30.09% over the previous month, followed by The J. R. Simplot with 108 jobs and a 53.45% drop. Rich Products with 67 IT jobs and Carrier Global with 66 jobs, recorded a 63.59% decline and a 34% decrease, respectively, while PepsiCo recorded an increase of 12.24% with 55 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.04%, down by 19.61% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 21.6% share, registered a decline of 26.71% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 17.14% share, down 10.51% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.22%, recording a month-on-month increase of 100%.

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