India’s consumer industry registered a 30.9% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 6.5% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the consumer industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 8.19% share in October 2022, recording a decrease of 3% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in India’s consumer industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.51% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s consumer industry in October 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 34.95% in October 2022, registering a 33.33% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 23.3% share, an increase of 6.67% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 20.87%, registering a 30.65% decline from September 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 16.5%, up 3.03% over the previous month.

Top five consumer companies in India’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 6.78% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s consumer industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public posted 29 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a drop of 56.72% over the previous month, followed by PepsiCo with 28 jobs and a 100% growth. Panasonic with 24 IT jobs and McCain Foods with 17 jobs, recorded a 33.33% decline and a flat growth, respectively, while Heineken recorded an increase of 1100% with 12 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.19%, down by 31.11% from September 2022. Mid Level positions with a 34.47% share, registered an increase of 36.54% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 3.88% share, down 61.9% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.46%, recording a month-on-month increase of 200%.