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May 27, 2022

US travel & tourism industry IT recruitment activity rises 2.6% in April 2022

By Carmen

The US’s travel & tourism industry registered a 2.6% rise in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 6.18% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the travel & tourism industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.62% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.16% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.9% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s travel & tourism industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 70.31% in April 2022, registering a 31.65% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 9.42% share, an increase of 9.8% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 7.4%, registering a 7.37% decline from March 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 6.56%, up 25.81% over the previous month.

Top five travel & tourism companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 65.65% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s travel & tourism industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Uber Technologies posted 262 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by The Walt Disney with 202 jobs and a 26.01% drop. Expedia Group with 72 IT jobs and Delta Air Lines with 61 jobs, recorded a 7.46% growth and a 96.77% growth, respectively, while Southwest Airlines recorded an increase of 145.45% with 54 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 61.56%, up by 29.33% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 24.56% share, registered an increase of 19.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 13.54% share, down 1.83% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.34%, recording a month-on-month decline of 50%.

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