Switzerland-based company Sonova’s IT hiring declined 22.0% in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 18.12% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 10.78% share in the company’s total hiring activity in October 2021, and recorded a 0.28% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Sonova IT hiring in October 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Sonova, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 66.3% in October 2021, and a 33.7% drop over September 2021, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 12.59% in October 2021, and registered a decline of 2.86%. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 8.15% in October 2021, a 37.5% rise from September 2021.

Europe drives IT hiring at Sonova

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global medical IT hiring activity in October 2021 with a 48.89% share, which marked a 26.67% drop over the previous month.

North America stood next with 46.3%, registering a 25.6% month-on-month decline. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 4.81% share and a 35% drop over September 2021.

Switzerland commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 45.93% share in October 2021, a 13.89% decline over September 2021. US featured next with a 38.15% share, down 11.97% over the previous month. Canada recorded an 8.15% share, a decline of 56.86% compared with September 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Sonova IT hiring activity in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 71.11%, down by 30.69% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 22.22% share, a decline of 7.69% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 6.67% share, down 30.77% over September 2021.