South & Central America witnessed an 8.0% rise in IT hiring activity in the medical industry in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

February 2022 has seen a decrease of 0.49% in the overall hiring activity when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 5.43% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in February 2022, registering an increase of 0.61% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in South & Central America with a share of 55.77% in February 2022, a 3.57% rise over the previous month. Computer and Information Analysts came in next, claiming a share of 11.54% in February 2022, marking a 50% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 9.62% in February 2022, a 150% rise from January 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 9.62% in February 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 114.29% in the overall IT recruitment activity of South & Central America’s medical industry during February 2022 over previous month.

AlayaCare posted 7 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered an increase of 40% over the previous month, followed by Smith & Nephew with 7 jobs and a 600% growth. Envista with 6 IT jobs and BrainLAB with 5 jobs, recorded a 50% rise and a flat growth, respectively, while Danaher recorded a 25% increase with 5 job postings during February 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 36.54% share in February 2022, a 26.67% increase over January 2022. Costa Rica featured next with a 32.69% share, down 10.53% over the previous month. Bahamas recorded a 7.69% share, a flat growth compared with January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.31%, up by 34.62% from January 2022. Entry Level positions with a 21.15% share, registered a growth of 37.5% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with an 11.54% share, down 33.33% over January 2022.