Australia-based company Woolworths Group’s IT hiring rose 1.3% in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 4.62% in August 2022 when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 2.81% share in the company’s total hiring activity in August 2022, and recorded a 0.32% growth over the last three-month average share.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations tops Woolworths Group IT hiring in August 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Woolworths Group, Miscellaneous Computer Occupations emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 53.95% in August 2022, and a 36.67% rise over July 2022, while Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a share of 28.95% in August 2022, and registered a decline of 21.43%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 7.89% in August 2022, a 14.29% drop from July 2022.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Woolworths Group

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in August 2022 with a 92.11% share, which marked a 2.94% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 6.58%, registering a 25% month-on-month growth. Europe was the third leading region with a 1.32% share and a flat growth over July 2022.

Australia commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 71.05% share in August 2022, an 8% growth over July 2022. New Zealand featured next with a 13.16% share, down 9.09% over the previous month. India recorded a 7.89% share, a decline of 14.29% compared with July 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Woolworths Group IT hiring activity in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 84.21%, up by 6.67% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 13.16% share, a growth of 42.86% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 2.63% share, down 60% over July 2022.