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August 14, 2021updated 02 Sep 2021 12:17pm

Australia technology industry IT recruitment activity rises 14.6% in July 2021

Australia technology industry registered a 14.6% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 8.58% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the technology industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 25.78% share in July 2021, recording an increase of 2.06% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia technology industry’s IT recruitment activity in July 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.7% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia technology industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 60.37% in July 2021, an 8.94% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 15.51% share, an increase of 22.68% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 10.56%, registering a 3.85% rise from June 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 8.34%, up 6.67% over the previous month.

Top five technology companies in Australia IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 54.97% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia technology industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

Wipro posted 75 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a rise of 56.25% over the previous month, followed by Cognizant Technology Solutions with 70 jobs and a flat growth. Accenture with 70 IT jobs and Infosys with 45 jobs, recorded a 75% growth and a 40.79% decline, respectively, while Microsoft recorded a 33.33% increase with 36 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.41%, up by 18.75% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 27.64% share, a growth of 1.44% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.43% share, down 33.72% over June 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.52%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

Verdict deals analysis methodology

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GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

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