China’s technology industry registered a 6.0% drop in IT hiring activity in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

China’s technology industry IT recruitment activity drops 6.0% in August 2022

China’s technology , The industry’s overall hiring increased by 2.42% in August 2022 when compared with July 2022. Out of the technology industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 12.72% share in August 2022, recording a decrease of 2.02% over the last three-month average share.

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.98% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s technology industry in August 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 59.37% in August 2022, registering a 10% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 19.25% share, an increase of 8.62% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 11.91%, registering a 25.81% rise from July 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 4.38%, up 48.28% over the previous month.

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 20.13% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s technology industry during August 2022 over July 2022. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson posted 211 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a drop of 1.4% over the previous month, followed by Applied Materials with 57 jobs and a 9.62% growth. Microsoft with 42 IT jobs and Koninklijke Philips with 37 jobs, recorded a 12.5% decline and an 825% growth, respectively, while Citrix Systems recorded a flat growth with 35 job postings during August 2022. Junior Level jobs held a share of 71.49%, up by 18.58% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.21% share, registered an increase of 6.29% compared with the previous month. In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 11.2% share, down 7.56% over July 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.1%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

Source: verdict