Middle East & Africa witnessed a 19.1% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

November 2022 has seen a decrease of 21.82% in the overall hiring activity when compared with October 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 10.64% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in November 2022, registering a decrease of 0.97% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 57.14% in November 2022, a 63.64% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 28.57% in November 2022, marking a 50% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 14.29% in November 2022, a flat growth from October 2022.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 25% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s medical industry during November 2022 over previous month.

NovoCure posted 1 IT job in November 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Abbott Laboratories with 1 job and a flat growth. Inspira Technologies Oxy Bhn with 1 IT job and GE Healthcare with 1 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 50% drop, respectively, while Koninklijke Philips recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during November 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 57.14% share in November 2022, a 55.56% decrease over October 2022. South Africa featured next with a 14.29% share, flat growth over the previous month. Republic of the Congo recorded a 14.29% share, a flat growth compared with October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 85.71%, down by 57.14% from October 2022. Entry Level positions with a 14.29% share, registered a decline of 80% compared with the previous month.