North America witnessed a 0.4% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.
October 2022 has seen an increase of 0.49% in the overall hiring activity when compared with September 2022.
IT jobs accounted for a 6.69% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in October 2022, registering a decrease of 0.53% over the last three-month average share.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in October 2022
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in North America with a share of 49.94% in October 2022, a 1.61% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 18.06% in October 2022, marking a 45.45% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 10.55% in October 2022, a 4.1% drop from September 2022.
Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 9.03% in October 2022, a 12.09% decline over the previous month.
Top five medical companies in North America’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022
The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 94.22% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s medical industry during October 2022 over previous month.
Becton Dickinson and Co posted 532 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered an increase of 1734.48% over the previous month, followed by Sonova with 64 jobs and a 57.33% drop. Laboratoryof America Holdings with 63 IT jobs and athenahealth with 63 jobs, recorded a 16% drop and a 6200% rise, respectively, while Thermo Fisher Scientific recorded a 64.34% decline with 51 job postings during October 2022.
Country-wise composition of IT hiring in North America’s medical industry
The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 96.11% share in October 2022, an 8.68% increase over September 2022. Canada featured next with a 2.82% share, down 35.9% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 1.07% share, a drop of 42.42% compared with September 2022.
Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022
Junior Level jobs held a share of 61.12%, up by 12.81% from September 2022. Mid Level positions with a 22.86% share, registered a growth of 4.65% compared with the previous month.
In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 15.63% share, down 15.29% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.4%, recording a month-on-month growth of 600%.