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October 16, 2021updated 01 Nov 2021 10:22am

Netherlands’s retail industry IT recruitment activity rises 20.3% in September 2021

Netherlands retail industry registered a 20.3% rise in IT hiring activity in September 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 7.22% in September 2021 when compared with August 2021.

Out of the retail industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 7.97% share in September 2021, recording an increase of 0.66% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Netherlands retail industry’s IT recruitment activity in September 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Netherlands retail industry in September 2021.

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1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 65.96% in September 2021, registering a 47.62% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 25.53% share, an increase of 140% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 5.32%, registering a 25% rise from August 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 2.13%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five retail companies in Netherlands IT recruitment activity in September 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 104.88% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Netherlands retail industry during September 2021 over August 2021.

Inter IKEA Holding posted 34 IT jobs in September 2021 and registered a rise of 78.95% over the previous month, followed by adidas with 18 jobs and a 200% growth. Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize with 17 IT jobs and Zur Rose Group with 10 jobs, recorded a 30.77% flat growth and a 400% flat growth, respectively, while Amazon recorded an increase of 400% with 5 job postings during September 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 58.51%, up by 34.15% from August 2021. Mid Level positions with a 32.98% share, registered an increase of 181.82% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 6.38% share, up 100% over August 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 2.13%, recording a month-on-month increase of 100%.