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October 11, 2021updated 27 Oct 2021 12:24pm

Australia’s technology industry IT recruitment activity rises 13.1% in September 2021

Australia’s technology industry registered a 13.1% rise in IT hiring activity in September 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 10.12% in September 2021 when compared with August 2021.

Out of the technology industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 28.17% share in September 2021, recording an increase of 1.07% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.45% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s technology industry in September 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 64.63% in September 2021, registering a 37.53% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 11.82% share, an increase of 14.85% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 9.68%, registering a 10.47% rise from August 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 7.14%, up 7.69% over the previous month.

Top five technology companies in Australia’s IT recruitment activity in September 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 11.54% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s technology industry during September 2021 over August 2021.

Accenture posted 76 IT jobs in September 2021 and registered a rise of 11.76% over the previous month, followed by Wipro with 65 jobs and a 41.3% growth. Dell Technologies with 45 IT jobs and Cognizant Technology Solutions with 44 jobs, recorded a 164.71% flat growth and a 40.54% decrease, respectively, while Datacom Group recorded an increase of 6.9% with 31 job postings during September 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.75%, up by 21.88% from August 2021. Mid Level positions with a 29.97% share, registered an increase of 57.22% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.56% share, up 18.31% over August 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.71%, recording a month-on-month decline of 22.22%.

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