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September 6, 2022

North America’s food service industry IT hiring activity drops 17.3% in August 2022

By Carmen

North America witnessed a 17.3% drop in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

August 2022 has seen a decrease of 0.34% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.66% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering a decrease of 0.15% over the last three-month average share.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations Occupations leads by classification in August 2022

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in North America with a share of 40.84% in August 2022, a 50.13% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 27.37% in August 2022, marking a 2.36% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers with a share of 21.19% in August 2022, a 95.92% rise from July 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 7.51% in August 2022, a 13.33% rise over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in North America’s IT recruitment activity in August 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 34.32% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s food service industry during August 2022 over previous month.

Bloomin’ Brands posted 128 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a decline of 63.53% over the previous month, followed by Aimbridge Hospitality with 71 jobs and a 29% drop. DoorDash with 54 IT jobs and Denny’s with 33 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 1550% rise, respectively, while The University of Texas at Austin Division of Housing and Food Service recorded a 26.32% increase with 24 job postings during August 2022.

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

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s food service industry IT hiring activity with a 96.91% share in August 2022, a 24.83% decrease over July 2022. Canada featured next with a 3.09% share, up 55.56% over the previous month. recorded a flat share, a flat growth compared with July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 83.66%, down by 30.59% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 9.49% share, registered a growth of 79.17% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 6.84% share, up 34.78% over July 2022.

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