Asia-Pacific witnessed an 8.4% drop in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

November 2022 has seen a decrease of 11.71% in the overall hiring activity when compared with October 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.91% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in November 2022, registering an increase of 0.11% over the last three-month average share.

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

Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 44% in November 2022, a 15.38% drop over the previous month. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in next, claiming a share of 26.67% in November 2022, marking a 66.1% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 14.67% in November 2022, a 266.67% rise from October 2022.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 13.33% in November 2022, a 50% decline over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in Asia-Pacific’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 decline of 36.97% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s food service industry during November 2022 over previous month.

AmRest Holdings posted 50 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered a decline of 10.71% over the previous month, followed by Meyer Jabara Hotels with 22 jobs and a flat growth. Minor International with 1 IT job and Delivery Hero with 1 jobs, recorded a 75% drop and a 98.31% drop, respectively, while HelloFresh recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during November 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 46.67% share in November 2022, a 16.67% increase over October 2022. Macao (China SAR) featured next with an 18.67% share, down 22.22% over the previous month. Philippines recorded a 9.33% share, a flat growth compared with October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 61.33%, down by 24.59% from October 2022. Entry Level positions with a 37.33% share, registered a decline of 42.86% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 1.33% share, down 90.91% over October 2022.