The US’s packaging industry registered a 1.6% rise in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 1.23% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.43% share in October 2021, recording a decrease 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 October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 95.95% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 49.75% in October 2021, registering a 12.07% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 18.13% share, a decrease of 18.25% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 12.06%, registering a 12.6% rise from September 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 10.79%, up 16.36% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 16.88% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

Ball posted 218 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a drop of 32.51% over the previous month, followed by Peloton Interactive with 51 jobs and a 155% growth. Carrier Global with 50 IT jobs and Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 43 jobs, recorded a 33.33% decline and a 79.17% flat growth, respectively, while JBS recorded a flat growth with 32 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 54.89%, down by 1.81% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 23.36% share, registered a decline of 8.58% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 20.57% share, down 22.78% over September 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 1.18%, recording a month-on-month increase of 27.27%.