IT Recruitment Activity in India’s Tech Industry Drops 12.3% in June 2022


India’s tech industry saw a 12.3% drop in IT hiring activity in June 2022 from the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

Overall industry hiring was down 9.94% in June 2022 compared to May 2022.

Of the total tech industry hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 39.44% share in June 2022, down 1.95% from the average share for the past three months.

Top Five Job Classifications in Indian Tech Industry IT Recruitment Activity in June 2022

Out of the total number of job titles, the top five roles accounted for a share of 99.63% of the overall IT recruitment activity of the Indian tech industry in June 2022.

1) Software and web developers, programmers and testers recorded a share of 67.79% in June 2022, registering a decrease of 37.16% compared to the previous month.

2) Computer and information analysts claimed a 14.32% share, down 22.24% from the prior month.

3) Database and network administrators and architects held an 11% share, down 12.69% from May 2022.

4) Miscellaneous IT occupations captured a 3.41% share, down 31.53% from the previous month.

Top Five Tech Companies in IT Recruitment Activity in India in June 2022

The top five companies, by number of jobs tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 40.01% in the Indian tech industry’s overall IT recruitment activity in June 2022 compared to May 2022.

International Business Machines posted 2,258 IT jobs in June 2022 and was down 48.54% from the previous month, followed by Accenture with 1,239 jobs and down 60.93%. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone with 1,215 IT jobs and Oracle with 943 jobs, saw growth of 5.01% and decline of 6.17%, respectively, while Wipro saw a decline of 2.55% with 459 jobs employment in June 2022.

Junior-level job openings dominate in June 2022

Junior-level jobs held a share of 50.04%, down 22.14% from May 2022. Mid-level positions, with a share of 43.86%, saw a decline of 41.67 % compared to the previous month.

In third place were entry-level vacancies with 4.68% market share, down 47.05% from May 2022, while senior vacancies accounted for 1.43%, registering a monthly increase of 84.88%.

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