The global medical industry experienced a 10% drop in new job postings related to artificial intelligence in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to an 18% decrease versus Q3 2022. GlobalData’s Medical Devices: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the medical devices industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.
Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 23% share of the global medical industry’s artificial intelligence-related total new job postings in Q3 2023, down 16% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive artificial intelligence-related hiring activity
Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 23%, emerged as the top artificial intelligence-related job roles within the medical industry in Q3 2023, with new job postings drop by 16% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 17% in Q3 2023, with new job postings dropping by 8% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent artificial intelligence roles include Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 10% share in Q3 2023, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 6% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in medical industry accounted for 32% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2023 were Medtronic, Align Technology, Stryker, GE HealthCare Technologies, and Intuitive Surgical. Together they accounted for a combined share of 32% of all artificial intelligence-related new jobs in the medical industry.
Medtronic posted 366 artificial intelligence-related new jobs in Q3 2023, Align Technology 351 jobs, Stryker 152 jobs, GE HealthCare Technologies 140 jobs, and Intuitive Surgical 129 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 62.77% share of total new job postings, Q3 2023
The largest share of artificial intelligence-related new job postings in the medical industry in Q3 2023 was in the US with 62.77% followed by India (7.61%) and Germany (5.09%). The share represented by the US was four percentage points higher than the 59.16% share it accounted for in Q2 2023.
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