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September 6, 2022

Asia-Pacific’s medical industry IT hiring activity drops 10.5% in August 2022

By Carmen

Asia-Pacific witnessed a 10.5% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

August 2022 has seen a decrease of 5.87% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 13.54% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering a decrease of 0.85% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in August 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 58.02% in August 2022, a 12.42% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 16.46% in August 2022, marking a 5.41% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 9.07% in August 2022, a 35.82% drop from July 2022.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 7.81% in August 2022, a 54.17% rise over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in August 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 4.48% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s medical industry during August 2022 over previous month.

Carl Zeiss posted 79 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered an increase of 61.22% over the previous month, followed by Koninklijke Philips with 79 jobs and an 11.27% growth. Thermo Fisher Scientific with 53 IT jobs and Danaher with 37 jobs, recorded a 27.4% drop and a 13.95% drop, respectively, while Medtronic recorded a 46.3% decline with 29 job postings during August 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s medical industry

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 59.49% share in August 2022, a 20.79% decrease over July 2022. China featured next with an 18.35% share, up 22.54% over the previous month. Singapore recorded a 4.64% share, a growth of 46.67% compared with July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.35%, down by 5.28% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 22.57% share, registered a decline of 13.71% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 13.08% share, down 24.39% over July 2022.

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