Asia-Pacific witnessed a 5.1% drop in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

August 2022 has seen a decrease of 14.78% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.71% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering an increase of 0.13% over the last three-month average share.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations leads by classification in August 2022

Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 54.17% in August 2022, a 3.7% drop over the previous month. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in next, claiming a share of 29.17% in August 2022, marking a 27.27% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 12.5% in August 2022, a flat growth from July 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 4.17% in August 2022, a 71.43% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 6% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s food service industry during August 2022 over previous month.

AmRest Holdings posted 38 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a decline of 20.83% over the previous month, followed by Minor International with 5 jobs and a 150% growth. HelloFresh with 2 IT jobs and DoorDash with 1 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Cafe de Coral Holdings recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during August 2022.

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

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s food service industry IT hiring activity with a 50% share in August 2022, a 29.41% decrease over July 2022. Macao (China SAR) featured next with a 29.17% share, flat growth over the previous month. Australia recorded a 12.5% share, a growth of 50% compared with July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.67%, flat growth from July 2022. Entry Level positions with a 31.25% share, registered a decline of 25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 2.08% share, flat growth over July 2022.