The US’s food service industry registered an 18.6% rise in IT hiring activity in January 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 0.04% in January 2022 when compared with December 2022.

Out of the food service industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 0.25% share in January 2022, recording an increase of 0.06% over the last three-month average share.


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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100.41% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry in January 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 44.21% in January 2022, registering a 57.35% growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 20.25% share, an increase of 206.25% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 14.46%, registering a 66.67% rise from December 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 11.98%, up 107.14% over the previous month.


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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 117.72% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry during January 2022 over December 2022.

HelloFresh posted 79 IT jobs in January 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by The University of Texas at Austin Division of Housing and Food Service with 28 jobs and a 15.15% drop. Starbucks with 28 IT jobs and Compass Group with 24 jobs, recorded a 7.69% growth and a 33.33% growth, respectively, while Sodexo recorded an increase of 550% with 13 job postings during January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in January 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 54.55%, up by 88.57% from December 2022. Entry Level positions with a 26.03% share, registered an increase of 125% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 19.42% share, up 42.42% over December 2022.