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January 3, 2022updated 01 Feb 2022 10:51am

US packaging industry IT recruitment activity drops 8.1% in December 2021

By Carmen

The US’s packaging industry registered an 8.1% drop in IT hiring activity in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 9.2% in December 2021 when compared with November 2021.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.45% share in December 2021, recording an increase of 0.04% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s packaging industry’s IT recruitment activity in December 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.95% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry in December 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 52.3% in December 2021, registering a 5.31% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 19.84% share, an increase of 0.5% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 12.32%, registering a 20.75% decline from November 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 8.99%, down 12.38% over the previous month.

Top five packaging companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in December 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 9.76% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry during December 2021 over November 2021.

Ball posted 177 IT jobs in December 2021 and registered a drop of 1.67% over the previous month, followed by PepsiCo with 74 jobs and an 184.62% growth. Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 51 IT jobs and Carrier Global with 40 jobs, recorded a 13.56% decline and a 25.93% decrease, respectively, while Nestle recorded an increase of 52.63% with 29 job postings during December 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in December 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 51.71%, down by 20.57% from November 2021. Mid Level positions with a 25.61% share, registered a decline of 1.5% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 21.02% share, down 7.73% over November 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 1.66%, recording a month-on-month increase of 41.67%.

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