The US’s packaging industry registered a 4.1% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 4.29% in August 2022 when compared with July 2022.

Out of the packaging industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.65% share in August 2022, recording an increase of 0.01% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.06% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry in August 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 36.41% in August 2022, registering a 13.32% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 22.73% share, an increase of 4.23% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 21.73%, registering a 6.15% rise from July 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 8.98%, down 7.76% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 45.15% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s packaging industry during August 2022 over July 2022.

Ball posted 123 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a drop of 8.21% over the previous month, followed by Petco Health and WellnessInc with 82 jobs and a 105% growth. The J. R. Simplot with 71 IT jobs and Carrier Global with 65 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 62.5% growth, respectively, while PepsiCo recorded a decline of 11.11% with 48 job postings during August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 57.13%, up by 5.91% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 24.66% share, registered an increase of 9.29% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 15.94% share, up 12.43% over July 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 2.27%, recording a month-on-month increase of 50%.