Canada’s travel & tourism industry registered a 3.5% rise in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 0.92% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the travel & tourism industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.96% share in May 2022, recording an increase of 0.11% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s travel & tourism industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s travel & tourism industry in May 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 61.7% in May 2022, registering a 3.33% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 17.02% share, an increase of 100% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 12.77%, registering a 200% rise from April 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 6.38%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five travel & tourism companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 6.45% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s travel & tourism industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Canadian Pacific Railway posted 12 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 50% over the previous month, followed by Booking Holdings with 6 jobs and a 14.29% drop. Flight Centre Travel Group with 6 IT jobs and Sonder with 5 jobs, recorded a 14.29% decline and a 25% growth, respectively, while Air Canada recorded a decline of 20% with 4 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 76.6%, up by 16.13% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.02% share, registered a decline of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 6.38% share, up 50% over April 2022.