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Australia’s travel & tourism industry registered a 2.1% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring a decreased by 11.21% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the travel & tourism industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 7.76% share in August 2021, recording an increase of 2.22% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia’s travel & tourism industry’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.72% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s travel & tourism industry in August 2021.

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1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 52.56% in August 2021, registering a 24.24% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 19.23% share, a decrease of 34.78% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 12.82%, registering a 16.67% decline from July 2021.

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

Top five travel & tourism companies in Australia’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 19.35% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s travel & tourism industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

Tabcorp Holdings posted 18 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a drop of 33.33% over the previous month, followed by Flight Centre Travel Group with 15 jobs and a 25% growth. Qantas Airways with 7 IT jobs and Lindsay Australia with 5 jobs, recorded a 30% decline and a 400% flat growth, respectively, while Virgin Australia Holdings recorded a decline of 58.33% with 5 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.51%, down by 12.7% from July 2021. Mid Level positions with a 15.38% share, registered an increase of 20% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 14.1% share, up 120% over July 2021.