US-based company Abbott Laboratories IT hiring declined 12.3% in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 14.98% in February 2022 when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs claimed an 8.06% share in the company’s total hiring activity in February 2022, and recorded a 0.63% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Abbott Laboratories IT hiring in February 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Abbott Laboratories, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 43.13% in February 2022, and a 42.98% drop over January 2022, while Computer and Information Analysts claimed a share of 15.63% in February 2022, and registered growth of 13.64%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 14.38% in February 2022, a 4.55% rise from January 2022.

North America drives IT hiring at Abbott Laboratories

North America emerged as the leading region in the global medical IT hiring activity in February 2022 with a 73.75% share, which marked a 26.25% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 13.13%, registering a 32.26% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 10.63% share and a 37.04% drop over January 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 2.5% and a month-on-month increase of 33.33%.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 71.88% share in February 2022, a 28.13% decline over January 2022. India featured next with a 5% share, down 11.11% over the previous month. Ireland recorded a 3.75% share, a decline of 53.85% compared with January 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Abbott Laboratories IT hiring activity in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 78.13%, down by 16.11% from January 2022. Mid Level positions with a 15% share, a decline of 54.72% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 6.88% share, down 38.89% over January 2022.