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November 15, 2021

US medical industry IT recruitment activity rises 1.2% in October 2021

The US’s medical industry registered a 1.2% rise in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 1.76% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 9.03% share in October 2021, recording an increase of 0.28% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s medical industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 61.42% in October 2021, registering a 2.27% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 11.62% share, an increase of 32.58% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 8.68%, registering a 12.4% decline from September 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 7.81%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 2.57% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s medical industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

InVitae posted 129 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a rise of 53.57% over the previous month, followed by Becton Dickinson and with 125 jobs and a 28.16% drop. Hill Rom with 119 IT jobs and Medtronic with 115 jobs, recorded an 11.21% flat growth and a 2.68% flat growth, respectively, while Abbott Laboratories recorded an increase of 3.74% with 111 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.67%, down by 6.46% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 26.76% share, registered a decline of 5.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 17.13% share, up 21.35% over September 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.44%, recording a month-on-month decline of 15.38%.

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