Asia-Pacific witnessed a 4.8% drop in IT hiring activity in the consumer industry in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

September 2022 has seen a flat growth in the overall hiring activity when compared with August 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.52% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in September 2022, registering a decrease of 0.11% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in September 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 44.47% in September 2022, a 38.71% drop over the previous month. Computer and Information Analysts came in next, claiming a share of 18.51% in September 2022, marking a 6.45% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 17.02% in September 2022, a 35.48% drop from August 2022.

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Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 15.32% in September 2022, an 18.18% decline over the previous month.

Top five consumer companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 18.99% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry during September 2022 over previous month.

Haier Group posted 79 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered an increase of 2.6% over the previous month, followed by Charoen Pokphand Foods Public with 64 jobs and a 12.28% growth. Panasonic with 35 IT jobs and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners with 18 jobs, recorded a 9.38% rise and a 1700% rise, respectively, while Carlsberg recorded a 41.67% increase with 17 job postings during September 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s consumer industry IT hiring activity with a 48.94% share in September 2022, a 29.01% decrease over August 2022. China featured next with a 20.43% share, down 55.14% over the previous month. Australia recorded a 7.45% share, a growth of 40% compared with August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 75.96%, down by 27.73% from August 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.02% share, registered a decline of 31.03% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 6.17% share, down 52.46% over August 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.64%, recording a month-on-month decline of 40%.