Europe witnessed a 7.4% drop in IT hiring activity in the travel & tourism industry in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

October 2022 has seen a decrease of 9.9% in the overall hiring activity when compared with September 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.67% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in October 2022, registering an increase of 0.23% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in October 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Europe with a share of 48.77% in October 2022, a 15.41% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 19.66% in October 2022, marking a 7.14% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 16.64% in October 2022, a 1.12% drop from September 2022.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 10.02% in October 2022, a 39.77% decline over the previous month.

Top five travel & tourism companies in Europe’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 5.59% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s travel & tourism industry during October 2022 over previous month.

Deutsche Bahn posted 74 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered an increase of 5.71% over the previous month, followed by A.P. Moller – Maersk with 71 jobs and a 9.23% growth. Deutsche Lufthansa with 64 IT jobs and Bally ‘s with 48 jobs, recorded a 12.33% drop and a 37.66% drop, respectively, while TripAdvisor recorded a 57.89% increase with 30 job postings during October 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Europe’s travel & tourism industry

The UK commanded a leading presence in the region’s travel & tourism industry IT hiring activity with a 30.43% share in October 2022, a 21.84% decrease over September 2022. Germany featured next with a 29.11% share, up 1.99% over the previous month. Denmark recorded a 4.91% share, a drop of 33.33% compared with September 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.43%, down by 16.59% from September 2022. Entry Level positions with a 16.64% share, registered a growth of 1.15% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 14.18% share, down 21.05% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.76%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.