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September 6, 2022

Middle East & Africa’s medical industry IT hiring activity drops 13.5% in August 2022

By Carmen

Middle East & Africa witnessed a 13.5% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

August 2022 has seen a decrease of 6.76% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for an 11.62% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering a decrease of 1.12% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 44.44% in August 2022, a 20% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 27.78% in August 2022, marking a 25% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 16.67% in August 2022, a flat growth from July 2022.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 5.56% in August 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Middle East & Africa’s IT recruitment activity in August 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 120% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s medical industry during August 2022 over previous month.

MediSafe Project posted 4 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Bruker with 3 jobs and a 200% growth. Medtronic with 2 IT jobs and Asensus Surgical with 1 jobs, recorded a 50% drop and a flat growth, respectively, while Variantyx recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during August 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Middle East & Africa’s medical industry

Israel commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 66.67% share in August 2022, a flat growth over July 2022. United Arab Emirates featured next with an 11.11% share, down 33.33% over the previous month. Saudi Arabia recorded a 5.56% share, a flat growth compared with July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 44.44%, down by 50% from July 2022. Entry Level positions with a 33.33% share, registered a growth of 100% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 22.22% share, flat growth over July 2022.

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