Asia-Pacific witnessed a 4.1% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

May 2022 has seen a decrease of 1.71% in the overall hiring activity when compared with April 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 10.74% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in May 2022, registering a decrease of 0.51% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 71.71% in May 2022, a 5.99% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 8.86% in May 2022, marking a 16.22% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 8% in May 2022, a 15.15% drop from April 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 6.29% in May 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 3.95% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s medical industry during May 2022 over previous month.

Danaher posted 49 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered an increase of 16.67% over the previous month, followed by athenahealth with 48 jobs and a 45.45% growth. Carl Zeiss with 42 IT jobs and GE Healthcare with 30 jobs, recorded a 61.54% rise and a 41.18% drop, respectively, while Alcon recorded a 40% decline with 15 job postings during May 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 69.43% share in May 2022, a 2.8% decrease over April 2022. China featured next with a 7.43% share, down 36.59% over the previous month. Australia recorded a 7.43% share, a drop of 29.73% compared with April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.57%, up by 0.43% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 22.57% share, registered a decline of 16.84% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.86% share, down 29.63% over April 2022.