The US’s packaging industry registered a 4.6% 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 9.07% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 1.85% share in May 2022, recording an increase of 0.15% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 95.04% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry in May 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 38.88% in May 2022, registering a flat growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 26.43% share, a decrease of 16.08% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 12.44%, registering a 29.81% decline from April 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 11.01%, down 31.51% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in the US’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 9.93% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Ball posted 89 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a drop of 1.11% over the previous month, followed by Carrier Global with 55 jobs and a 41.03% growth. Nestle with 47 IT jobs and PepsiCo with 46 jobs, recorded a 42.68% decline and a 53.33% growth, respectively, while Amcor recorded a decline of 42.62% with 35 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.9%, down by 20.77% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 19.27% share, registered an increase of 5.42% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 17.84% share, down 10.5% over April 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.98%, recording a month-on-month increase of 38.46%.