North America witnessed a 32.7% drop 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 a decrease of 4.1% in the overall hiring activity when compared with August 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.46% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in September 2022, registering a decrease of 0.28% 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 North America with a share of 43.09% in September 2022, a 1.55% rise over the previous month. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in next, claiming a share of 26.64% in September 2022, marking a 15.63% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 13.49% in September 2022, a 20.59% rise from August 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 8.88% in September 2022, a 200% rise over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in North America’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 50.44% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s food service industry during September 2022 over previous month.

Aimbridge Hospitality posted 61 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered a decline of 17.57% over the previous month, followed by Compass Group with 31 jobs and a 3000% growth. Starbucks with 28 IT jobs and AmRest Holdings with 27 jobs, recorded a 40% rise and a flat growth, respectively, while HEI Hotels and Resorts recorded a 27.78% increase with 23 job postings during September 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 96.71% share in September 2022, a 33.93% decrease over August 2022. Canada featured next with a 2.96% share, down 35.71% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 0.33% share, a flat growth compared with August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.09%, down by 46.09% from August 2022. Entry Level positions with an 18.75% share, registered a growth of 83.87% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 13.16% share, down 9.09% over August 2022.