Asia-Pacific witnessed a 3.0% rise in IT hiring activity in the consumer industry in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

August 2022 has seen a decrease of 1.37% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.91% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering an increase of 0.26% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 50.78% in August 2022, a 67.53% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 18.75% in August 2022, marking a 25% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 12.97% in August 2022, a 13.54% drop from July 2022.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 12.97% in August 2022, a 17.82% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 113.43% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry during August 2022 over previous month.

Hisense Visual Technology posted 79 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Haier Group with 77 jobs and an 18.46% growth. Charoen Pokphand Foods Public with 50 IT jobs and L’Oreal with 49 jobs, recorded a 25% rise and a flat growth, respectively, while Panasonic recorded a 6.9% increase with 31 job postings during August 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 46.88% share in August 2022, an 11.94% increase over July 2022. China featured next with a 32.97% share, up 122.11% over the previous month. Philippines recorded a 5% share, a drop of 3.03% compared with July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 72.97%, up by 29.01% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.5% share, registered a growth of 9.8% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.91% share, up 46.15% over July 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.63%, recording a month-on-month growth of 300%.