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August 21, 2021updated 03 Sep 2021 11:16am

China technology industry IT recruitment activity declines 0.8% in July 2021

China technology industry registered a 0.8% decline in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring decreased by 1.79% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the technology industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 15.85% share in July 2021, recording an increase of 0.06% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.08% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China technology industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 68.83% in July 2021, a 6.03% drop over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 14.1% share, decline of 11.83% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 8.88%, registering a 9.15% rise from June 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 5.73%, down 16.67% over the previous month.

Top five technology companies in China 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 0.99% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China technology industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

AAC Technologies Holdings posted 167 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a drop of 22.33% over the previous month, followed by Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson with 156 jobs and a 4.88% drop. Microsoft with 104 IT jobs and International Business Machines with 97 jobs, recorded a 9.57% drop and a 506.25% increase, respectively, while Dell Technologies recorded an 8.51% decline with 86 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.43%, down by 9.77% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 16.96% share, a growth of 2.42% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 12.49% share, up 2.83% over June 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.11%, recording a month-on-month increase of 100%.

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