Japan-based company Panasonic’s IT hiring declined 5.3% in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 4.45% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 26.1% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2022, and recorded a 0.68% growth over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Panasonic, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 52.05% in May 2022, and a 7.32% drop over April 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 20.55% in May 2022, and registered a decline of 16.67%. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 17.81% in May 2022, an 8.33% rise from April 2022.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Panasonic

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global consumer IT hiring activity in May 2022 with a 60.27% share, which marked a 2.33% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 26.03%, registering a 20.83% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 13.7% share and a 9.09% drop over April 2022.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s consumer industry IT hiring activity with a 60.27% share in May 2022, a 2.33% growth over April 2022. Spain featured next with a 12.33% share, up 12.5% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 12.33% share, a decline of 47.06% compared with April 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Panasonic IT hiring activity in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 46.58%, down by 27.66% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 45.21% share, a growth of 57.14% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 8.22% share, down 40% over April 2022.