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November 12, 2021

Alibaba Group Holding’s IT hiring activity declines 16.8% in October 2021

China-based company Alibaba Group Holding’s IT hiring declined 16.8% in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 19.76% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

IT jobs claimed an 8.92% share in the company’s total hiring activity in October 2021, and recorded a 0.19% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Alibaba Group Holding IT hiring in October 2021

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Out of the total IT job titles posted by Alibaba Group Holding, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 93.55% in October 2021, and a 34.83% drop over September 2021, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 3.23% in October 2021, and registered a decline of 55.56%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 2.42% in October 2021, a 50% drop from September 2021.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Alibaba Group Holding

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global apparel IT hiring activity in October 2021 with an 89.52% share, which marked a 39.67% drop over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 8.87%, registering a 37.5% month-on-month growth. North America was the third leading region with a 1.61% share and a flat growth over September 2021.

China commanded a leading presence in the region’s apparel industry IT hiring activity with an 87.1% share in October 2021, a 40% decline over September 2021. France featured next with a 2.42% share, up 200% over the previous month. Russia recorded a 2.42% share, a decline of 25% compared with September 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Alibaba Group Holding IT hiring activity in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.97%, down by 40.14% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 20.97% share, a decline of 40.91% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Senior job ads with 7.26% share, up 80% over September 2021, while Entry Level postings accounted for 0.81%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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