The US’s consumer industry registered an 8.9% 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 4.89% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the consumer industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 1.82% share in October 2022, recording a decrease of 0.12% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.02% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s consumer industry in October 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 38.15% in October 2022, registering a 15.64% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 23.11% share, a decrease of 19.16% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 17.83%, registering a 1.65% decline from September 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 10.06%, down 15.83% over the previous month.

Top five consumer companies in the US’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 3.41% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s consumer industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

J. R. Simplot posted 74 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a drop of 31.48% over the previous month, followed by PepsiCo with 67 jobs and a 272.22% growth. Carrier Global with 52 IT jobs and Prp Wine International with 47 jobs, recorded a 32.47% decline and a 235.71% growth, respectively, while Petco Health and WellnessInc recorded a decline of 43.42% with 43 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 57.47%, down by 17.45% from September 2022. Entry Level positions with a 21.61% share, registered an increase of 0.46% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 18.43% share, down 25.4% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 2.49%, recording a month-on-month increase of 66.67%.