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March 28, 2022updated 29 Mar 2022 10:23am

UK medical industry IT recruitment activity rises 8.8% in February 2022

By Carmen

The UK’s medical industry registered an 8.8% rise in IT hiring activity in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 2.1% in February 2022 when compared with January 2022.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 11.07% share in February 2022, recording an increase of 1.92% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the UK’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in February 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.08% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s medical industry in February 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 61.29% in February 2022, registering a 7.26% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 19.35% share, a decrease of 23.64% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 8.29%, registering a flat growth from January 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 6.91%, down 57.14% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in the UK’s IT recruitment activity in February 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 20.24% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK’s medical industry during February 2022 over January 2022.

Arjo posted 43 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a drop of 21.82% over the previous month, followed by System C Healthcare with 27 jobs and an 800% growth. Danaher with 13 IT jobs and Intelerad Medical Systems with 10 jobs, recorded a 160% growth and a 37.5% decrease, respectively, while Agilent Technologies recorded an increase of 60% with 8 job postings during February 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 65.9%, down by 26.29% from January 2022. Entry Level positions with a 22.58% share, registered an increase of 81.48% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with an 11.52% share, up 25% over January 2022.

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