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April 29, 2022updated 06 May 2022 2:33pm

Europe’s medical industry IT hiring activity drops 0.8% in March 2022

By Carmen

Europe witnessed a 0.8% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in March 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

March 2022 has seen a decrease of 0.28% in the overall hiring activity when compared with February 2022.

IT jobs accounted for an 11.19% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in March 2022, registering a decrease of 0% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Europe with a share of 70.93% in March 2022, a 1.42% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 10% in March 2022, marking an 18.8% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 8.06% in March 2022, a 9.38% drop from February 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 6.67% in March 2022, a 10.77% rise over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Europe’s IT recruitment activity in March 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 6.88% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s medical industry during March 2022 over previous month.

Sonova posted 166 IT jobs in March 2022 and registered a decline of 14.87% over the previous month, followed by William Demant Holding with 126 jobs and an 18.87% growth. Demant with 126 IT jobs and Sartorius with 49 jobs, recorded an 18.87% rise and a 40% rise, respectively, while Thermo Fisher Scientific recorded a 21.05% increase with 46 job postings during March 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Europe’s medical industry

Germany commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 26.94% share in March 2022, a 2.68% decrease over February 2022. Switzerland featured next with a 15.83% share, down 21.2% over the previous month. The UK recorded a 14.91% share, a drop of 26.15% compared with February 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in March 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.59%, down by 8.18% from February 2022. Entry Level positions with a 17.87% share, registered a growth of 0.52% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 14.54% share, up 5.37% over February 2022.

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