India’s medical industry registered a 1.9% drop in IT hiring activity in September 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 0.04% in September 2021 when compared with August 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 31.77% share in September 2021, recording a decrease of 2.07% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in India’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in September 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.21% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s medical industry in September 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 78.01% in September 2021, registering a 29.22% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 6.54% share, an increase of 78.57% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 6.02%, registering a 36.11% decline from August 2021.

4) Database and Network Administrators and Architects captured a share of 5.5%, up 90.91% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in India’s IT recruitment activity in September 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 5.98% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of India’s medical industry during September 2021 over August 2021.

Danaher posted 73 IT jobs in September 2021 and registered a rise of 12.31% over the previous month, followed by GE Healthcare with 53 jobs and a 32.05% drop. Medtronic with 38 IT jobs and athenahealth with 31 jobs, recorded a 2.7% flat growth and a 6.06% decrease, respectively, while Becton Dickinson and recorded an increase of 19.05% with 25 job postings during September 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 49.74%, down by 34.48% from August 2021. Mid Level positions with a 43.46% share, registered a decline of 6.74% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 6.54% share, down 16.67% over August 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.26%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.