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July 4, 2022updated 05 Jul 2022 8:16am

South & Central America’s travel & tourism industry IT hiring activity drops 10.3% in June 2022

By Carmen

South & Central America witnessed a 10.3% drop in IT hiring activity in the travel & tourism industry in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

June 2022 has seen a decrease of 7.96% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 4.54% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2022, registering an increase of 0.8% over the last three-month average share.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations leads by classification in June 2022

Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in South & Central America with a share of 33.33% in June 2022, a 66.67% rise over the previous month. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in next, claiming a share of 33.33% in June 2022, marking a 64.29% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 20% in June 2022, a 25% drop from May 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 6.67% in June 2022, a 66.67% decline over the previous month.

Top five travel & tourism companies in South & Central America’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 45% in the overall IT recruitment activity of South & Central America’s travel & tourism industry during June 2022 over previous month.

A.P. Moller – Maersk posted 4 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered a decline of 33.33% over the previous month, followed by Uber Technologies with 3 jobs and a 75% drop. CWT with 2 IT jobs and TripAdvisor with 1 jobs, recorded a 100% rise and a flat growth, respectively, while Vacasa recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during June 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in South & Central America’s travel & tourism industry

Costa Rica commanded a leading presence in the region’s travel & tourism industry IT hiring activity with a 26.67% share in June 2022, a 33.33% decrease over May 2022. Panama featured next with a 20% share, up 200% over the previous month. Brazil recorded a 20% share, a drop of 25% compared with May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 80%, down by 50% from May 2022. Entry Level positions with a 20% share, registered a flat growth compared with the previous month.

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