South Korea-based company Coupang’s IT hiring rose 53.8% in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 58.78% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 31.94% share in the company’s total hiring activity in October 2021, and recorded a 0.87% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Coupang IT hiring in October 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Coupang, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 71.43% in October 2021, and a 215.79% rise over September 2021, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 19.64% in October 2021, and registered growth of 560%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 9.52% in October 2021, a 300% rise from September 2021.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Coupang

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in October 2021 with an 81.55% share, which marked a 341.94% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 18.45%, registering a 93.75% month-on-month growth.

South Korea commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 71.43% share in October 2021, a 650% growth over September 2021. US featured next with an 18.45% share, up 93.75% over the previous month.

Junior Level jobs lead Coupang IT hiring activity in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 56.55%, up by 206.45% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 41.07% share, a growth of 331.25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Senior job ads with 1.19% share, flat growth over September 2021, while Entry Level postings accounted for 1.19%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.