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August 12, 2022

Middle East & Africa’s medical industry IT hiring activity drops 8.3% in July 2022

By Carmen

Middle East & Africa witnessed an 8.3% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

July 2022 has seen a decrease of 6.27% in the overall hiring activity when compared with June 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 12.19% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in July 2022, registering a decrease of 1.03% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 45% in July 2022, a 30.77% drop over the previous month. Computer and Information Analysts came in next, claiming a share of 20% in July 2022, marking a 300% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 15% in July 2022, a 25% drop from June 2022.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 15% in July 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 450% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s medical industry during July 2022 over previous month.

Medtronic posted 4 IT jobs in July 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Esri with 3 jobs and a flat growth. Agilent Technologies with 2 IT jobs and Nanit with 1 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while GE Healthcare recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during July 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 45% share in July 2022, a 50% decrease over June 2022. United Arab Emirates featured next with a 15% share, up 200% over the previous month. Kuwait recorded a 10% share, a flat growth compared with June 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 65%, down by 13.33% from June 2022. Mid Level positions with a 20% share, registered a growth of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 15% share, down 50% over June 2022.

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