Europe witnessed a 10.2% 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 2.85% in the overall hiring activity when compared with October 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.75% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in November 2022, registering a decrease of 0.12% 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 Europe with a share of 30.77% in November 2022, a 17.24% drop over the previous month. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in next, claiming a share of 25.64% in November 2022, marking a 73.33% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 20.51% in November 2022, a 33.33% rise from October 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 12.82% in November 2022, a 25% rise over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in Europe’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 46.3% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s food service industry during November 2022 over previous month.

Delivery Hero posted 20 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered a decline of 52.38% over the previous month, followed by Greene King with 13 jobs and a 35% drop. AmRest Holdings with 11 IT jobs and HelloFresh with 8 jobs, recorded a 22.22% rise and a 42.86% drop, respectively, while DoorDash recorded a 73.91% decline with 6 job postings during November 2022.

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

The UK commanded a leading presence in the region’s food service industry IT hiring activity with a 37.18% share in November 2022, a 14.71% decrease over October 2022. Spain featured next with a 14.1% share, down 54.17% over the previous month. Hungary recorded a 10.26% share, a drop of 11.11% compared with October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.13%, down by 52.22% from October 2022. Entry Level positions with a 28.21% share, registered a growth of 10% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 16.67% share, down 45.83% over October 2022.