South & Central America witnessed a 23.9% drop in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

November 2022 has seen a decrease of 13.17% in the overall hiring activity when compared with October 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 6.16% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in November 2022, registering a decrease of 0.75% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in South & Central America with a share of 47.06% in November 2022, an 11.11% drop over the previous month. Computer Support Specialists came in next, claiming a share of 23.53% in November 2022, marking a flat month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 17.65% in November 2022, a 50% rise from October 2022.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 11.76% in November 2022, a 33.33% decline over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in South & Central America’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 37.5% in the overall IT recruitment activity of South & Central America’s medical industry during November 2022 over previous month.

Abbott Laboratories posted 4 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered an increase of 300% over the previous month, followed by Danaher with 2 jobs and a 100% growth. Cooper Companies with 2 IT jobs and PerkinElmer with 2 jobs, recorded a 50% drop and a flat growth, respectively, while bioMerieux recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during November 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in South & Central America’s medical industry

Brazil commanded a leading presence in the region’s medical industry IT hiring activity with a 41.18% share in November 2022, a 40% increase over October 2022. Costa Rica featured next with a 29.41% share, down 54.55% over the previous month. Colombia recorded a 23.53% share, a flat growth compared with October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.71%, down by 31.25% from October 2022. Mid Level positions with a 17.65% share, registered a decline of 50% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 17.65% share, down 50% over October 2022.