Canada’s medical industry registered a 15.8% rise in IT hiring activity in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 24.03% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 14.58% share in November 2021, recording a decrease of 1.29% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

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 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 75.16% in November 2021, registering a 144.68% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 10.46% share, a decrease of 46.67% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 6.54%, registering a 100% rise from October 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 5.23%, up 100% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 65.08% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s medical industry during November 2021 over October 2021.

Sonova posted 40 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a rise of 81.82% over the previous month, followed by Intelerad Medical Systems with 39 jobs and a 30% growth. PerkinElmer with 10 IT jobs and em-tec with 8 jobs, recorded a 900% growth and a 166.67% growth, respectively, while Danaher recorded a flat growth with 7 job postings during November 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 83.66%, up by 100% from October 2021. Mid Level positions with a 10.46% share, registered a decline of 30.43% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 5.88% share, up 12.5% over October 2021.