North America witnessed a 1.2% 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 1.11% in the overall hiring activity when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.24% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in February 2022, registering an increase of 0.04% 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 North America with a share of 44.57% in February 2022, a 31.67% drop over the previous month. Computer and Information Analysts came in next, claiming a share of 19.02% in February 2022, marking a flat month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 17.93% in February 2022, a 34% drop from January 2022.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 10.33% in February 2022, a 20.83% decline over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in North America’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 32.74% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s food service industry during February 2022 over previous month.

HelloFresh posted 35 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a decline of 61.11% over the previous month, followed by The University of Texas at Austin Division of Housing and Food Service with 24 jobs and a 17.24% drop. Starbucks with 22 IT jobs and Chipotle Mexican Grill with 19 jobs, recorded a 12% drop and a 58.33% rise, respectively, while Chick-fil-A recorded an 8.33% increase with 13 job postings during February 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 93.48% share in February 2022, a 30.92% decrease over January 2022. Canada featured next with a 5.43% share, down 16.67% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 1.09% share, a flat growth compared with January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 51.09%, down by 34.72% from January 2022. Entry Level positions with a 26.09% share, registered a decline of 28.36% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 22.83% share, down 16% over January 2022.