Asia-Pacific witnessed a 1.7% rise in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

February 2022 has seen a decrease of 5.8% in the overall hiring activity when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 15.96% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in February 2022, registering an increase of 1.63% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 75.13% in February 2022, a 14.37% drop over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 6.98% in February 2022, marking a 6.82% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 6.3% in February 2022, a 43.08% drop from January 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 6.13% in February 2022, a 12.2% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 10.64% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s medical industry during February 2022 over previous month.

GE Healthcare posted 108 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a decline of 11.48% over the previous month, followed by Danaher with 78 jobs and a 95% growth. Thermo Fisher Scientific with 71 IT jobs and Becton Dickinson and with 32 jobs, recorded a 35.45% drop and a 17.95% drop, respectively, while Demant recorded a 34.78% decline with 30 job postings during February 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 64.05% share in February 2022, a 15.51% decrease over January 2022. China featured next with a 9.88% share, down 40.82% over the previous month. Australia recorded a 6.81% share, a drop of 9.09% compared with January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.14%, down by 19.22% from January 2022. Mid Level positions with a 28.45% share, registered a decline of 8.74% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 10.9% share, down 28.89% over January 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.51%, recording a month-on-month growth of 50%.