South & Central America witnessed a 1.7% rise in IT hiring activity in the consumer industry in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

November 2022 has seen a decrease of 14.77% in the overall hiring activity when compared with October 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 2.29% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in November 2022, registering an increase of 0.34% over the last three-month average share.

Computer and Information Analysts Occupations leads by classification in November 2022

Computer and Information Analysts Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in South & Central America with a share of 35.71% in November 2022, a 42.86% rise over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 23.21% in November 2022, marking a 30% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers with a share of 17.86% in November 2022, a 23.08% drop from October 2022.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 17.86% in November 2022, a 23.08% decline over the previous month.

Top five consumer companies in South & Central America’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 100% in the overall IT recruitment activity of South & Central America’s consumer industry during November 2022 over previous month.

Procter & Gamble posted 8 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Nestle with 7 jobs and a 250% growth. Red Bull with 5 IT jobs and Mondelez International with 4 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while JBS recorded a flat growth with 4 job postings during November 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in South & Central America’s consumer industry

Brazil commanded a leading presence in the region’s consumer industry IT hiring activity with a 35.71% share in November 2022, a 4.76% decrease over October 2022. Costa Rica featured next with a 16.07% share, down 30.77% over the previous month. Colombia recorded a 12.5% share, a growth of 75% compared with October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 83.93%, up by 20.51% from October 2022. Mid Level positions with an 8.93% share, registered a decline of 16.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 5.36% share, down 57.14% over October 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.79%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.