Switzerland medical industry registered an 11.0% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring decreased by 9.52% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 11.97% share in July 2021, recording an increase of 2.3% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Switzerland medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in July 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.52% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland medical industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 68.9% in July 2021, a 16.13% growth over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Research Scientists claimed an 11% share, an increase of 27.78% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 10.05%, registering a 31.25% rise from June 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 6.7%, up 27.27% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Switzerland IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 24.05% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland medical industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

Sonova posted 171 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a rise of 16.33% over the previous month, followed by Danaher with 9 jobs and a 125% growth. Straumann with 7 IT jobs and Alcon with 5 jobs, recorded a 600% growth and a 25% increase, respectively, while Hamilton Medical recorded a 100% increase with 4 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.94%, up by 13.6% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 24.88% share, a growth of 40.54% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.18% share, flat growth over June 2021.