Netherlands-based company Inter IKEA Holding’s IT hiring rose 27.8% in September 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 10.76% in September 2021 when compared with August 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 2.8% share in the company’s total hiring activity in September 2021, and recorded a 0.42% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Inter IKEA Holding IT hiring in September 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 58.14% in September 2021, and a 61.29% rise over August 2021, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 22.67% in September 2021, and registered growth of 129.41%. Computer Support Specialists held a share of 8.72% in September 2021, a 200% rise from August 2021.

Europe drives IT hiring at Inter IKEA Holding

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in September 2021 with a 69.19% share, which marked a 72.46% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 12.79%, registering a 57.14% month-on-month growth. Middle East & Africa was the third leading region with an 8.72% share and a flat growth over August 2021.

In the fourth place was Asia-Pacific with a share of 8.72% and a month-on-month decline of 16.67%. South & Central America stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 0.58%, registering a flat growth over the previous month.

Sweden commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 29.65% share in September 2021, a 104% growth over August 2021. Netherlands featured next with a 19.77% share, up 78.95% over the previous month. US recorded an 11.05% share, an increase of 35.71% compared with August 2021.

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

Junior Level jobs held a share of 83.14%, up by 88.16% from August 2021. Mid Level positions with a 9.3% share, a growth of 60% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 6.4% share, down 8.33% over August 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 1.16%, recording a month-on-month decline of 33.33%.