Netherlands-based company Inter IKEA Holding’s IT hiring declined 3.1% in July 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 3.4% in July 2021 when compared with June 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 2.28% share in the company’s total hiring activity in July 2021, and recorded a 0.31% down over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Inter IKEA Holding IT hiring in July 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Inter IKEA Holding, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 46.34% in July 2021, and a 16.18% drop over June 2021, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 22.76% in July 2021, and registered a 7.69% increase. Computer Support Specialists held a share of 10.57% in July 2021, a 225% rise from June 2021.

Europe drives IT hiring at Inter IKEA Holding

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in July 2021 with a 78.05% share, which marked a 5.49% growth over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 11.38%, registering a 33.33% month-on-month decline. North America was the third leading region with an 8.94% share and a 10% growth over June 2021.

In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 1.63% and a month-on-month increase of 100%.

Netherlands commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 27.64% share in July 2021, a 78.95% growth over June 2021. Sweden featured next with an 18.7% share, down 28.13% over the previous month. Norway recorded a 12.2% share, decline of 28.57% compared with June 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Inter IKEA Holding IT hiring activity in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 75.61%, down by 7% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 16.26% share, a growth of 42.86% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.32% share, flat growth over June 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.81%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.