The US’s food service industry registered a 3.1% rise in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 7.64% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the food service industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 0.21% share in April 2022, recording an increase 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 April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.59% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 42.96% in April 2022, registering a 21.79% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 20.42% share, an increase of 141.67% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 12.68%, registering a flat growth from March 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 11.97% growth over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 26.97% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Darden Restaurants posted 34 IT jobs in April 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 33 jobs and a 2.94% drop. Chipotle Mexican Grill with 21 IT jobs and Starbucks with 15 jobs, recorded an 8.7% decline and a flat growth, respectively, while McDonald’s recorded a decline of 41.18% with 10 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 57.04%, down by 2.41% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 32.39% share, registered an increase of 48.39% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 9.86% share, down 26.32% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.7%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.