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July 4, 2022updated 05 Jul 2022 9:47am

Australia’s apparel industry IT recruitment activity drops 17.2% in June 2022

By Carmen

Australia’s apparel industry registered a 17.2% drop in IT hiring activity in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 12.04% in June 2022 when compared with May 2022.

Out of the apparel industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.83% share in June 2022, recording a decrease of 1.26% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia’s apparel industry’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.04% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s apparel industry in June 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 49.02% in June 2022, registering a 43.18% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 25.49% share, a decrease of 18.75% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 11.76%, registering a 25% decline from May 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 9.8%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five apparel companies in Australia’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 33.33% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s apparel industry during June 2022 over May 2022.

Coles Group posted 24 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered a drop of 31.43% over the previous month, followed by Amazon with 18 jobs and a 37.93% drop. Country Road Group with 2 IT jobs and eBay with 2 jobs, recorded a 60% decline and a 100% growth, respectively, while Cotton On Australia recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during June 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.63%, down by 28.57% from May 2022. Mid Level positions with a 23.53% share, registered a decline of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 7.84% share, down 66.67% over May 2022.

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