UK-based company Farfetch’s IT hiring rose 57.8% in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 64.76% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 13.94% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2022, and recorded a 0.62% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Farfetch IT hiring in May 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Farfetch, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 54.32% in May 2022, and a 450% rise over April 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 29.63% in May 2022, and registered growth of 140%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 13.58% in May 2022, a 1000% rise from April 2022.

Europe drives IT hiring at Farfetch

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in May 2022 with an 87.65% share, which marked a 491.67% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 7.41%, registering a 100% month-on-month growth. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 4.94% share and a 33.33% rise over April 2022.

Portugal commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 69.14% share in May 2022, a 600% growth over April 2022. The UK featured next with a 16.05% share, up 225% over the previous month. US recorded a 7.41% share, an increase of 100% compared with April 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Farfetch IT hiring activity in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 81.48%, up by 312.5% from April 2022. Entry Level positions with a 13.58% share, a growth of 1000% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 4.94% share, up 100% over April 2022.