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January 6, 2022updated 03 Feb 2022 10:55am

Singapore’s medical industry IT recruitment activity rises 10.1% in December 2021

By Sukalpa Dey

Singapore’s medical industry registered a 10.1% rise in IT hiring activity in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 8.15% in December 2021 when compared with November 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 10.97% share in December 2021, recording an increase of 1.2% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Singapore’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in December 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 104.55% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Singapore’s medical industry in December 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 47.73% in December 2021, registering a 5% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 29.55% share, an increase of 30% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 13.64%, registering a 200% rise from November 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 6.82%, down 50% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Singapore’s IT recruitment activity in December 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 28.13% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Singapore’s medical industry during December 2021 over November 2021.

Becton Dickinson and posted 15 IT jobs in December 2021 and registered a rise of 87.5% over the previous month, followed by Thermo Fisher Scientific with 13 jobs and a 23.53% drop. Danaher with 7 IT jobs and Illumina with 4 jobs, recorded a 133.33% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Sartorius recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during December 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in December 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 77.27%, up by 47.83% from November 2021. Entry Level positions with a 13.64% share, registered a decline of 25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 9.09% share, down 69.23% over November 2021.

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