The US’s food service industry registered a 2.1% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 14.81% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the food service industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 0.15% share in October 2021, recording an increase of 0.02% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s food service industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100.88% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 46.02% in October 2021, registering a 24.64% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 18.58% share, an increase of 10.53% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 15.93%, registering a 28.57% rise from September 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 11.5%, up 30% over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average flat growth share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

Chipotle Mexican Grill posted 14 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a rise of 250% over the previous month, followed by Domino’s Pizza with 10 jobs and a 47.37% drop. Starbucks with 10 IT jobs and Dine Brands Global with 10 jobs, recorded a 60% decline and a 900% flat growth, respectively, while Yum! Brands recorded an increase of 100% with 10 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.18%, down by 20% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 28.32% share, registered an increase of 3.23% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 11.5% share, up 8.33% over September 2021.