Europe’s consumer industry IT hiring activity rises 3.9% in June 2021
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Europe’s consumer industry IT hiring activity rises 3.9% in June 2021

22 Jul 2021

Europe’s consumer industry IT hiring activity rises 3.9%  in June 2021

Europe witnessed a 3.9% rise in IT hiring activity in the consumer industry in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

June 2021 has seen an increase of 0.4% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2021.

IT jobs accounted for a 4.35% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2021, registering an increase of 0.12% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Europe with a share of 52.54% in June 2021, an 8.09% growth over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 16.75% in June 2021, marking a 32.31% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 12.06% in June 2021, a 10.47% growth from May 2021.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 7.49% in June 2021, a 40.48% rise over the previous month.

Top five consumer companies in Europe’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 5.53% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s consumer industry during June 2021 over previous month.

Carlsberg posted 84 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a decline of 16.83% over the previous month, followed by Fujitsu General with 57 jobs and a 10.94% drop. Unternehmensgruppe Theo Muller S.e.c.s. with 38 IT jobs and Unibel with 32 jobs, recorded a 22.58% growth and an 11.11% drop, respectively, while Signify recorded a 33.33% an increase with 28 job postings during June 2021.

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

Poland commanded a leading presence in the region’s consumer industry IT hiring activity with an 18.02% share in June 2021, a 0.7% decline over May 2021. France featured next with a 14.97% share, down 14.49% over the previous month. the UK recorded a 13.32% share, a flat growth compared with May 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 71.83%, down by 11.42% from May 2021. Entry Level positions with a 14.72% share, a growth of 58.9% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 13.32% share, up 16.67% over May 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.13%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.


GlobalData’s unique Job analytics enables understanding of hiring trends, strategies, and predictive signals across sectors, themes, companies, and geographies. Intelligent web crawlers capture data from publicly available sources. Key parameters include active, posted and closed jobs, posting duration, experience, seniority level, educational qualifications and skills.