Europe witnessed a 7.5% rise in IT hiring activity in the travel & tourism industry in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

August 2022 has seen an increase of 0.04% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 6.13% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering an increase of 0.57% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Europe with a share of 55.65% in August 2022, a 21.04% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 17.71% in August 2022, marking a 41% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 12.69% in August 2022, a 21.69% rise from July 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 9.92% in August 2022, a 71.74% rise over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 19.02% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s travel & tourism industry during August 2022 over previous month.

Bally‘s posted 138 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered an increase of 220.93% over the previous month, followed by Deutsche Bahn with 72 jobs and a 7.69% drop. Deutsche Lufthansa with 64 IT jobs and A.P. Moller – Maersk with 62 jobs, recorded a 47.54% drop and a 6.9% rise, respectively, while NS Groep recorded a 108% increase with 52 job postings during August 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 36.06% share in August 2022, a 99.31% increase over July 2022. Germany featured next with a 21.98% share, down 13.37% over the previous month. Netherlands recorded a 6.91% share, a growth of 103.7% compared with July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 72.86%, up by 21.59% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 16.96% share, registered a growth of 45.16% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 9.55% share, down 1.3% over July 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.63%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.