The US’s food service industry registered a 6.6% rise in IT hiring activity in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 7.99% in December 2021 when compared with November 2021.

Out of the food service industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 0.22% share in December 2021, recording an increase of 0.05% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry in December 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 51.2% in December 2021, registering a 31.18% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 16% share, an increase of 5.26% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 12.8%, registering a 27.27% decline from November 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 11.2%, down 53.33% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 35.62% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s food service industry during December 2021 over November 2021.

The University of Texas at Austin Division of Housing and Food Service posted 31 IT jobs in December 2021 and registered a drop of 70.19% over the previous month, followed by Starbucks with 26 jobs and a 23.81% growth. Compass Group with 18 IT jobs and Chipotle Mexican Grill with 11 jobs, recorded an 80% growth and a 450% growth, respectively, while Domino’s Pizza recorded a decline of 11.11% with 8 job postings during December 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in December 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 52.8%, down by 50.38% from November 2021. Mid Level positions with a 24.8% share, registered an increase of 10.71% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 22.4% share, down 3.45% over November 2021.