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October 11, 2022

Japan’s apparel industry IT recruitment activity rises 26.2% in September 2022

By Carmen

Japan’s apparel industry registered a 26.2% rise in IT hiring activity in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 25.16% in September 2022 when compared with August 2022.

Out of the apparel industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.23% share in September 2022, recording a decrease of 1.12% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Japan’s apparel industry’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.39% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Japan’s apparel industry in September 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 55.21% in September 2022, registering a 718.18% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 32.52% share, an increase of 231.25% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 4.91%, registering a 300% rise from August 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 4.91%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five apparel companies in Japan’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average flat growth share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Japan’s apparel industry during September 2022 over August 2022.

Rakuten Group posted 140 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered a rise of 2233.33% over the previous month, followed by Amazon with 22 jobs and a 4.35% drop. NIKE with 1 IT jobs, recorded a flat growth.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 76.69%, up by 400% from August 2022. Mid Level positions with a 15.95% share, registered an increase of 766.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 7.36% share, up 1100% over August 2022.

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