Asia-Pacific witnessed a 10.1% rise in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

September 2022 has seen an increase of 22.16% in the overall hiring activity when compared with August 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.66% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in September 2022, registering an increase of 0.01% over the last three-month average share.

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

Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 52.87% in September 2022, a 53.33% rise over the previous month. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in next, claiming a share of 28.74% in September 2022, marking a 56.25% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 16.09% in September 2022, a 100% rise from August 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 1.15% in September 2022, a 50% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 64.71% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s food service industry during September 2022 over previous month.

AmRest Holdings posted 74 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered an increase of 64.44% over the previous month, followed by Minor International with 4 jobs and a 20% drop. Compass Group with 2 IT jobs and DoorDash with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 100% rise, respectively, while Personal Touch Food Service recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during September 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 54.02% share in September 2022, a 67.86% increase over August 2022. Macao (China SAR) featured next with a 26.44% share, up 35.29% over the previous month. Japan recorded an 8.05% share, a flat growth compared with August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 65.52%, up by 58.33% from August 2022. Entry Level positions with a 32.18% share, registered a growth of 55.56% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 2.3% share, up 100% over August 2022.