Europe witnessed a 25.1% drop in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

June 2022 has seen a decrease of 23.11% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.83% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2022, registering a decrease of 0.39% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Europe with a share of 26.32% in June 2022, a 72.22% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 24.56% in June 2022, marking a 71.43% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 22.81% in June 2022, a 23.53% drop from May 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 15.79% in June 2022, a 65.38% decline over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in Europe’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 70.63% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s food service industry during June 2022 over previous month.

HelloFresh posted 13 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered an increase of 18.18% over the previous month, followed by Greene King with 12 jobs and a 20% growth. Delivery Hero with 8 IT jobs and AmRest Holdings with 6 jobs, recorded a 66.67% drop and a 93.75% drop, respectively, while Kingston Hospital NHS Trust Dining Services recorded a 50% increase with 3 job postings during June 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 45.61% share in June 2022, a 10.34% decrease over May 2022. Germany featured next with a 29.82% share, down 46.88% over the previous month. Hungary recorded a 10.53% share, a flat growth compared with May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.67%, down by 63.46% from May 2022. Entry Level positions with a 31.58% share, registered a decline of 71.43% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 1.75% share, flat growth over May 2022.