Canada’s medical industry registered a 4.6% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring a decreased by 5.79% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 14.79% share in August 2021, recording an increase of 1.7% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s medical industry in August 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 70.45% in August 2021, registering a 10.71% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 11.36% share, a decrease of 25% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 10.61%, registering a 6.67% decline from July 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 3.79%, down 58.33% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 14.61% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s medical industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

Sonova posted 41 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a drop of 2.38% over the previous month, followed by Intelerad Medical Systems with 40 jobs and a 25% growth. PerkinElmer with 9 IT jobs and AlayaCare with 6 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 14.29% decrease, respectively, while ResMed recorded a decline of 25% with 6 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.39%, down by 26.72% from July 2021. Entry Level positions with a 31.06% share, registered an increase of 215.38% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 4.55% share, down 45.45% over July 2021.