China’s medical industry registered an 11.1% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 14.07% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 7.85% share in October 2021, recording a decrease of 0.12% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in China’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s medical industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 81.73% in October 2021, registering a 7.61% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 11.54% share, a decrease of 14.29% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 2.88%, registering a flat growth from September 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 2.88%, down 66.67% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in China’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 16.13% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s medical industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

GE Healthcare posted 29 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a rise of 7.41% over the previous month, followed by Thermo Fisher Scientific with 24 jobs and a 9.09% growth. Sartorius with 10 IT jobs and Carl Zeiss with 5 jobs, recorded a 16.67% decline and a 400% growth, respectively, while Bruker recorded a flat growth with 4 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 82.69%, down by 7.53% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 12.5% share, registered a decline of 13.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 4.81% share, down 58.33% over September 2021.