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July 4, 2022updated 05 Jul 2022 9:49am

US apparel industry IT recruitment activity drops 1.0% in June 2022

By Carmen

The US’s apparel industry registered a 1.0% 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 8.42% in June 2022 when compared with May 2022.

Out of the apparel industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 6.96% share in June 2022, recording an increase of 0.75% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.2% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s apparel industry in June 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 83.51% in June 2022, registering a 7.08% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 7.99% share, an increase of 41.92% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 4.16%, registering a 35.21% rise from May 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 2.62%, up 7.08% over the previous month.

Top five apparel companies in the US’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 growth of 11.94% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s apparel industry during June 2022 over May 2022.

Amazon posted 3,868 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered a rise of 23.93% over the previous month, followed by Walmart with 300 jobs and a 13.04% drop. Dollar Tree with 113 IT jobs and NIKE with 57 jobs, recorded a 65.02% decline and a 38.04% decrease, respectively, while eBay recorded an increase of 28.21% with 50 job postings during June 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 48.23%, up by 12.53% from May 2022. Entry Level positions with a 34.55% share, registered an increase of 12.16% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 17.14% share, down 3.41% over May 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.09%, recording a month-on-month decline of 42.86%.

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