Switzerland’s medical industry registered a 19.1% drop 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 is decreased by 24.84% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 15.63% share in August 2021, recording an increase of 3.04% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.33% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s medical industry in August 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 65.1% in August 2021, registering a 38.22% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 14.09% share, an increase of 5% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Research Scientists held a share of 10.07%, registering a 34.78% decline from July 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 9.4%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Switzerland’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 decline of 27.46% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s medical industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

Sonova posted 128 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a drop of 30.05% over the previous month, followed by Ypsomed with 4 jobs and a 33.33% growth. Hamilton Medical with 4 IT jobs and Medtronic with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Agilent Technologies recorded a decline of 33.33% with 2 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 75.17%, down by 20.57% from July 2021. Mid Level positions with a 20.13% share, registered a decline of 53.13% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 4.7% share, down 56.25% over July 2021.