North America witnessed an 8.4% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

September 2022 has seen a decrease of 2.29% in the overall hiring activity when compared with August 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 6.72% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in September 2022, registering a decrease of 0.81% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in North America with a share of 49.49% in September 2022, a 4.31% drop over the previous month. Computer Support Specialists came in next, claiming a share of 12.96% in September 2022, marking a 7.25% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 12.96% in September 2022, a 13.51% drop from August 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 12.22% in September 2022, a 6.22% decline over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in North America’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 0.25% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s medical industry during September 2022 over previous month.

Thermo Fisher Scientific posted 145 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered an increase of 3.57% over the previous month, followed by Laboratoryof America Holdings with 75 jobs and a 31.58% growth. Medtronic with 70 IT jobs and Cordis with 56 jobs, recorded a 22.22% drop and a 75% rise, respectively, while Danaher recorded a 32.91% decline with 53 job postings during September 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 95.88% share in September 2022, a 4.83% decrease over August 2022. Canada featured next with a 2.7% share, up 37.93% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 1.42% share, a growth of 16.67% compared with August 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 56.31%, down by 5.87% from August 2022. Mid Level positions with a 23.97% share, registered a decline of 5.59% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 19.31% share, up 3.25% over August 2022.