The US’s consumer industry registered a 5.9% drop in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 32.55% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the consumer industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 0.89% share in May 2022, recording a decrease of 0.33% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s consumer industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.96% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s consumer industry in May 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 42.75% in May 2022, registering a 0.3% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 22.26% share, a decrease of 18.22% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 13.23%, registering a 25.71% decline from April 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 12.34%, down 30.22% over the previous month.

Top five consumer companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 15.64% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s consumer industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Carrier Global posted 55 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 41.03% over the previous month, followed by Nestle with 47 jobs and a 42.68% drop. PepsiCo with 46 IT jobs and The J. R. Simplot with 32 jobs, recorded a 53.33% growth and a 55.56% decrease, respectively, while Coca-Cola Consolidated recorded an increase of 25% with 25 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.94%, down by 18.26% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 21.5% share, registered an increase of 5.63% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 15.27% share, down 20% over April 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 2.29%, recording a month-on-month increase of 38.46%.