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October 27, 2021

UK medical industry IT recruitment activity rises 4.8% in September 2021

The UK’s medical industry registered a 4.8% rise in IT hiring activity in September 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.06% in September 2021 when compared with August 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 10.37% share in September 2021, recording an increase of 0.95% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the UK’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in September 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 93.33% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s medical industry in September 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 49.09% in September 2021, registering a 15.71% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 16.36% share, a flat growth over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Research Scientists held a share of 9.7%, registering a 166.67% rise from August 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 9.09%, up 25% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in the UK’s IT recruitment activity in September 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 60.42% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s medical industry during September 2021 over August 2021.

Arjo posted 28 IT jobs in September 2021 and registered a rise of 133.33% over the previous month, followed by Agilent Technologies with 15 jobs and a 150% growth. Danaher with 15 IT jobs and Medidata Solutions with 10 jobs, recorded a 6.25% decline and a 150% flat growth, respectively, while Elekta recorded a decline of 10% with 9 job postings during September 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 74.55%, up by 9.82% from August 2021. Mid Level positions with a 13.33% share, registered an increase of 22.22% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 12.12% share, up 42.86% over August 2021.

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