The US’s food service industry registered an 8.6% drop in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 30.11% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the food service industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 0.16% share in May 2022, recording a decrease of 0.03% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s food service industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.63% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry in May 2022.

1) Database and Network Administrators and Architects recorded a share of 38.36% in May 2022, registering a 67.25% decline over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 32.88% share, a flat growth over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 12.33%, registering a 63.64% rise from April 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 8.9%, down 7.14% over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 51.03% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Aimbridge Hospitality posted 30 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a drop of 78.72% over the previous month, followed by Chick-fil-A with 19 jobs and a 375% growth. HelloFresh with 19 IT jobs and The University of Texas at Austin Division of Housing and Food Service with 14 jobs, recorded an 11.76% growth and a 44% decrease, respectively, while McDonald’s recorded an increase of 85.71% with 13 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.44%, down by 52.91% from April 2022. Entry Level positions with an 18.49% share, registered an increase of 42.11% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 15.07% share, down 33.33% over April 2022.