US-based company Walmart’s IT hiring declined 6.8% in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 14.75% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 1.74% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2022, and recorded a 0.58% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Walmart IT hiring in April 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Walmart, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 89.44% in April 2022, and an 8.7% drop over March 2022, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 5.28% in April 2022, and registered a decline of 39.22%. Computer and Information Research Scientists held a share of 3.07% in April 2022, a 12.5% rise from March 2022.

North America drives IT hiring at Walmart

North America emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in April 2022 with a 97.79% share, which marked a 10.17% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 2.21%, registering a 40.91% month-on-month decline.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 96.08% share in April 2022, an 11.18% decline over March 2022. India featured next with a 2.21% share, down 40.91% over the previous month. Canada recorded a 1.7% share, an increase of 150% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Walmart IT hiring activity in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 56.9%, down by 8.49% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 39.01% share, a decline of 13.91% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 2.56% share, flat growth over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.53%, recording a month-on-month decline of 40%.