The UK’s travel & tourism industry registered a 24.3% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 2.8% in August 2022 when compared with July 2022.

Out of the travel & tourism industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.55% share in August 2022, recording an increase of 1.25% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the UK’s travel & tourism industry’s IT recruitment activity in August 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.3% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s travel & tourism industry in August 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 55.75% in August 2022, registering an 86.05% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 16.72% share, an increase of 140% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 11.15%, registering an 113.33% rise from July 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 10.1%, up 141.67% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 305.77% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s travel & tourism industry during August 2022 over July 2022.

Bally‘s posted 99 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a rise of 191.18% over the previous month, followed by NATS Holdings with 34 jobs and a 750% growth. Jet2 with 31 IT jobs and Greene King with 29 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 222.22% growth, respectively, while Caesars Entertainment recorded an increase of 260% with 18 job postings during August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 81.18%, up by 126.21% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 9.76% share, registered a flat growth compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 9.06% share, up 100% over July 2022.