Canada’s medical industry registered a 7.1% drop in IT hiring activity in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 21.72% in November 2022 when compared with October 2022.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 10.9% share in November 2022, recording an increase of 1.07% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s medical industry in November 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 37.84% in November 2022, registering a 61.11% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 32.43% share, an increase of 50% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 13.51%, registering a flat growth from October 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 10.81%, up 300% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 4% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s medical industry during November 2022 over October 2022.

Arjo posted 12 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered a rise of 300% over the previous month, followed by Sonova with 7 jobs and a 56.25% drop. Intelerad Medical Systems with 3 IT jobs and Koninklijke Philips with 2 jobs, recorded a 25% decline and a flat growth, respectively, while Danaher recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during November 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 72.97%, down by 25% from October 2022. Mid Level positions with a 16.22% share, registered a decline of 14.29% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.81% share, down 60% over October 2022.