The latest geographic trends in digital professions in the food industry
South and Central America extended its dominance for digital media hiring among food manufacturers in the three months to January.
The number of roles in the region accounted for 36.9% of total digital media employment, up from 31.1% in the same quarter last year.
This rise was followed by North America, which saw a 4.8 percentage point year-over-year increase in the number of digital media roles advertised by food manufacturers during the year. period, according to GlobalData analysis.
GlobalData, the parent company of Just Food, tracks the number of new job postings from key companies in various industries over time. Using textual analysis, these job postings are categorized by topic. The data and analytics group seeks to gather key business insights by topic to see which companies are best positioned to weather the disruptions affecting their industries.
By tracking topics across job postings, GlobalData says it can weigh which companies are leading the way on specific issues and which are dragging their feet — and more importantly where the market is growing and contracting.
Which countries are experiencing the fastest growth in digital media jobs in the food industry?
The fastest growing country was Brazil. It accounted for 36.9% of all digital media job postings in the three months to January 2021, down from 31.1% in the corresponding period a year earlier.
Next come the United States (up 4.9 percentage points), France (up 1.9) and Belgium (up 1.8).
Which cities are the biggest hubs for digital media workers in the food industry?
The Brazilian city of Curitiba and the French city of Plaisir each accounted for 2.5% of all food industry digital media roles in the three months to January.
It was followed by another Brazilian city, Uberlandia, with 1.6%, and the American city of Mission with 1.5%.
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