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July 19, 2021

North America’s medical industry IT hiring activity rises 6.2% in June 2021

North America witnessed a 6.2% 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 3.5% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2021.

IT jobs accounted for an 8.07% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2021, registering an increase of 0.23% 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 North America with a share of 55.91% in June 2021, a 13.61% growth over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 10.36% in June 2021, marking a 14.75% month-on-month an increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 9.23% in June 2021, a 15.03% growth from May 2021.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 8.86% in June 2021, a 6.58% decline over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in North America’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 growth of 24.75% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s medical industry during June 2021 over previous month.

Becton Dickinson and posted 217 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a an increase of 104.72% over the previous month, followed by Sonova with 151 jobs and a 17.97% growth. Bausch & Lomb with 134 IT jobs and Danaher with 134 jobs, recorded a 2.19% decline and a 10.07% drop, respectively, while Thermo Fisher Scientific recorded a 42.86% an increase with 100 job postings during June 2021.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in North America’s medical industry

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 92.43% share in June 2021, a 7.55% rise over May 2021. Canada featured next with a 5.82% share, up 10.24% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 1.75% share, a growth of 82.61% compared with May 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.07%, down by 5.56% from May 2021. Mid Level positions with a 26.91% share, a growth of 32.58% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 12.77% share, up 59.9% over May 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.25%, recording a month-on-month decline of 14.29%.

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