Ireland’s retail industry registered a 16.5% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.
The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 9.15% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.
Out of the retail industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 19.88% share in October 2022, recording a decrease of 3.78% over the last three-month average share.
Top five job classifications in Ireland’s retail industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022
Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Ireland’s retail industry in October 2022.
1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 49.09% in October 2022, registering a 28.95% decline over the previous month.
2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 43.64% share, an increase of 700% over the previous month.
3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 7.27%, registering a 100% rise from September 2022.
Top five retail companies in Ireland’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022
The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average flat growth share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Ireland’s retail industry during October 2022 over September 2022.
Amazon posted 51 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a rise of 34.21% over the previous month, followed by SOTI with 3 jobs and a flat growth. Groupon with 1 IT jobs, recorded a flat growth.
Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022
Junior Level jobs held a share of 58.18%, up by 28% from September 2022. Mid Level positions with a 32.73% share, registered an increase of 38.46% compared with the previous month.
In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.27% share, down 33.33% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.82%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.