Germany’s consumer industry registered a 15.7% drop in IT hiring activity in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 10.36% in November 2022 when compared with October 2022.

Out of the consumer industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.09% share in November 2022, recording a decrease of 0.26% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Germany’s consumer industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s consumer industry in November 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 55% in November 2022, registering a 5.71% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 20% share, a decrease of 36.84% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 13.33%, registering a 27.27% decline from October 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 11.67%, down 66.67% over the previous month.

Top five consumer companies in Germany’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 2.94% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s consumer industry during November 2022 over October 2022.

Ferrero International posted 11 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered a rise of 37.5% over the previous month, followed by maxingvest with 9 jobs and a 50% growth. Nestle with 5 IT jobs and HelloFresh with 5 jobs, recorded a 25% growth and a 54.55% decrease, respectively, while Henkel AGKGaA recorded a flat growth with 5 job postings during November 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 71.67%, down by 25.86% from October 2022. Mid Level positions with a 20% share, registered a decline of 25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 8.33% share, down 61.54% over October 2022.