Switzerland-based company Sonova’s IT hiring declined 6.4% in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 17.73% in December 2021 when compared with November 2021.

IT jobs claimed an 11.55% share in the company’s total hiring activity in December 2021, and recorded a 0.58% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Sonova IT hiring in December 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 75.73% in December 2021, and a 7.69% drop over November 2021, while Computer Support Specialists claimed a share of 9.22% in December 2021, and registered flat growth. Computer and Information Research Scientists held a share of 8.98% in December 2021, a 15.63% rise from November 2021.

North America drives IT hiring at Sonova

North America emerged as the leading region in the global medical IT hiring activity in December 2021 with a 49.03% share, which marked a 1.46% drop over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 46.12%, registering a 12.04% month-on-month decline. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 4.85% share and a 20% drop over November 2021.

Switzerland commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 43.93% share in December 2021, a 14.22% decline over November 2021. US featured next with a 38.11% share, down 4.85% over the previous month. Canada recorded a 10.92% share, an increase of 12.5% compared with November 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Sonova IT hiring activity in December 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.23%, down by 14.77% from November 2021. Mid Level positions with a 23.79% share, a decline of 3.92% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 8.98% share, up 94.74% over November 2021.