Europe witnessed a 2.9% rise in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

February 2022 has seen a decrease of 4.21% in the overall hiring activity when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 1.5% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in February 2022, registering an increase of 0.38% over the last three-month average share.


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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Europe with a share of 37.29% in February 2022, a 65.63% drop over the previous month.

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Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 25.42% in February 2022, marking a 25% month-on-month decline.

In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 16.95% in February 2022, a 69.7% drop from January 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 10.17% in February 2022, a 20% rise over the previous month.


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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 57.26% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s food service industry during February 2022 over previous month.

HelloFresh posted 28 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a decline of 68.89% over the previous month, followed by Greene King with 9 jobs and a 10% drop. Domino’s Pizza Group with 8 IT jobs and Delivery Hero with 5 jobs, recorded a 20% drop and a 58.33% drop, respectively, while Barfoots of Botley recorded a 50% increase with 3 job postings during February 2022.

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

Germany commanded a leading presence in the region’s food service industry IT hiring activity with a 47.46% share in February 2022, a 69.57% decrease over January 2022. The UK featured next with a 44.07% share, down 13.33% over the previous month. France recorded a 3.39% share, a drop of 33.33% compared with January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 79.66%, down by 53.92% from January 2022. Entry Level positions with an 11.86% share, registered a decline of 41.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with an 8.47% share, down 70.59% over January 2022.