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July 14, 2021

Asia-Pacific’s medical industry IT hiring activity rises 4.3% in June 2021

Asia-Pacific witnessed a 4.3% rise in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

June 2021 has seen an increase of 6.2% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2021.

IT jobs accounted for a 12.48% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2021, registering an increase of 0.09% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in June 2021

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 65.64% in June 2021, a 7.02% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 16.58% in June 2021, marking a 21.25% month-on-month an increase. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 6.67% in June 2021, a 5.41% growth from May 2021.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 5.81% in June 2021, a 142.86% rise over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 12.36% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s medical industry during June 2021 over previous month.

Danaher posted 65 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a decline of 38.1% over the previous month, followed by Thermo Fisher Scientific with 49 jobs and a 53.13% growth. Sartorius with 47 IT jobs and GE Healthcare with 35 jobs, recorded a 74.07% growth and a 52.05% drop, respectively, while Alcon recorded a 40.91% an increase with 31 job postings during June 2021.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s medical industry

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 45.64% share in June 2021, an 11.59% decline over May 2021. China featured next with an 18.12% share, down 10.92% over the previous month. Australia recorded a 10.94% share, a growth of 100% compared with May 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 57.44%, down by 21.68% from May 2021. Mid Level positions with a 29.23% share, a growth of 22.14% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 13.33% share, up 77.27% over May 2021.

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