Switzerland’s medical industry registered an 8.6% drop in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 7.39% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 18.72% share in April 2022, recording a decrease of 0.96% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Switzerland’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 103.83% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s medical industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 83.06% in April 2022, registering a 6.75% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 8.2% share, an increase of 7.14% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Research Scientists held a share of 5.46%, registering an 11.11% rise from March 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 5.46%, up 11.11% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Switzerland’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 1.12% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s medical industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Sonova posted 165 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a drop of 3.51% over the previous month, followed by Ypsomed with 5 jobs and a 66.67% growth. Alcon with 2 IT jobs and Tecan Group with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 50% decrease, respectively, while Belimed recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.31%, down by 5.3% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 20.77% share, registered an increase of 11.76% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.93% share, down 23.08% over March 2022.