Asia-Pacific witnessed a 4.8% drop in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

February 2022 has seen an increase of 1.23% in the overall hiring activity when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.56% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in February 2022, registering an increase of 0.1% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 33.33% in February 2022, an 81.82% drop over the previous month. Computer Support Specialists came in next, claiming a share of 16.67% in February 2022, marking a flat month-on-month increase. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 16.67% in February 2022, a 75% drop from January 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 16.67% in February 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in February 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 70% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s food service industry during February 2022 over previous month.

HelloFresh posted 2 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a decline of 83.33% over the previous month, followed by Delivery Hero with 1 job and an 83.33% drop. McDonald’s with 1 IT job and Minor International with 1 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Collins Foods recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during February 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s food service industry

Australia commanded a leading presence in the region’s food service industry IT hiring activity with a 50% share in February 2022, a 70% decrease over January 2022. Thailand featured next with a 33.33% share, down 66.67% over the previous month. Singapore recorded a 16.67% share, a flat growth compared with January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 33.33%, down by 80% from January 2022. Mid Level positions with a 33.33% share, registered a decline of 50% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Senior job ads with 16.67% share, flat growth over January 2022, while Entry Level postings accounted for 16.67%, recording a month-on-month decline of 83.33%.