Australia-based company Woolworths Group’s IT hiring rose 9.0% in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 4.97% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 1.89% share in the company’s total hiring activity in May 2022, and recorded a 0.12% decline over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Woolworths Group, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 46.38% in May 2022, and a 33.33% rise over April 2022, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 30.43% in May 2022, and registered growth of 16.67%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 8.7% in May 2022, a 200% rise from April 2022.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Woolworths Group

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global retail IT hiring activity in May 2022 with a 95.65% share, which marked a 53.49% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 4.35%, registering a 200% month-on-month growth.

Australia commanded a leading presence in the region’s retail industry IT hiring activity with a 72.46% share in May 2022, a 56.25% growth over April 2022. New Zealand featured next with an 11.59% share, up 700% over the previous month. India recorded an 11.59% share, a decline of 20% compared with April 2022.

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

Junior Level jobs held a share of 76.81%, up by 43.24% from April 2022. Entry Level positions with a 13.04% share, a growth of 50% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 10.14% share, up 600% over April 2022.