The US’s packaging industry registered a 10.0% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 9.69% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.52% share in October 2022, recording a decrease of 0.08% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 93.75% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry in October 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 37.23% in October 2022, registering a 16.12% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 23.01% share, a decrease of 8.96% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 17.93%, registering a 32.65% decline from September 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 9.33%, down 23.7% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 11.17% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

Ball posted 122 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a drop of 1.61% over the previous month, followed by J. R. Simplot with 74 jobs and a 31.48% drop. PepsiCo with 67 IT jobs and Carrier Global with 52 jobs, recorded a 272.22% growth and a 32.47% decrease, respectively, while Petco Health and WellnessInc recorded a decline of 43.42% with 43 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 59.78%, down by 15.71% from September 2022. Entry Level positions with a 19.57% share, registered a decline of 20.3% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 18.03% share, down 28.67% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 2.63%, recording a month-on-month increase of 93.33%.