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August 31, 2021

Europe’s food service industry IT hiring activity rises 9.9% in July 2021

Europe witnessed a 9.9% rise in IT hiring activity in the food service industry in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

July 2021 has seen decrease of 9.53% in the overall hiring activity when compared with June 2021.

IT jobs accounted for a 0.9% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in July 2021, registering decrease of 0.12% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in July 2021

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Europe with a share of 57.14% in July 2021, an 86.67% growth over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 24.49% in July 2021, marking a 7.69% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 10.2% in July 2021, a 50% drop from June 2021.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 8.16% in July 2021, a flat growth over the previous month.

Top five food service companies in Europe’s IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 5.41% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s food service industry during July 2021 over previous month.

HelloFresh posted 12 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a decline of 20% over the previous month, followed by Greene King with 11 jobs and a 38.89% drop. Soho House with 9 IT jobs and Domino’s Pizza Group with 5 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 400% increase, respectively, while Compass Group recorded a 33.33% decline with 2 job postings during July 2021.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Europe’s food service industry

The UK commanded a leading presence in the region’s food service industry IT hiring activity with a 69.39% share in July 2021, a 21.43% rise over June 2021. Germany featured next with a 24.49% share, down 25% over the previous month. Ireland recorded a 4.08% share, a flat growth compared with June 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 73.47%, up by 12.5% from June 2021. Entry Level positions with an 18.37% share, a decline of 25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 8.16% share, up 300% over June 2021.

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