China-based company Alibaba Group Holding ’s IT hiring declined 3.3% in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 7.23% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 9.78% share in the company’s total hiring activity in November 2021, and recorded a 0.59% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Alibaba Group Holding IT hiring in November 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Alibaba Group Holding, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 94% in November 2021, and a 2.76% drop over October 2021, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 3.33% in November 2021, and registered growth of 25%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 2% in November 2021, a 57.14% drop from October 2021.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Alibaba Group Holding

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in November 2021 with a 97.33% share, which marked a 5.04% rise over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 1.33%, registering an 87.5% month-on-month decline. North America was the third leading region with a 1.33% share and a flat growth over October 2021.

China commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 94.67% share in November 2021, a 4.41% growth over October 2021. US featured next with a 1.33% share, flat growth over the previous month.

Junior Level jobs lead Alibaba Group Holding IT hiring activity in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 72.67%, down by 6.03% from October 2021. Mid Level positions with a 22.67% share, a growth of 25.93% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Senior job ads with 2.67% share, down 63.64% over October 2021, while Entry Level postings accounted for 2%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.