China’s medical industry registered an 18.5% drop in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 13.28% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 8.95% share in April 2022, recording a decrease of 0.23% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in China’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

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 April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 80.39% in April 2022, registering a 52.33% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer Support Specialists claimed a 7.84% share, a decrease of 50% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 5.88%, registering a 66.67% decline from March 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 3.92% growth over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in China’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 47.37% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of China’s medical industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Sartorius posted 8 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 166.67% over the previous month, followed by Alcon with 7 jobs and a flat growth. Danaher with 6 IT jobs and Agilent Technologies with 6 jobs, recorded a 66.67% decline and a 40% decrease, respectively, while GE Healthcare recorded a decline of 88.46% with 3 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.78%, down by 63.53% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 19.61% share, registered a decline of 52.38% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 19.61% share, up 400% over March 2022.