The global medical industry experienced a 7% drop in new job postings related to artificial intelligence in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 4% decrease versus Q1 2022. Buy the report here.

Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 22% share of the global medical industry’s artificial intelligence-related total new job postings in Q1 2023, down 15% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive artificial intelligence-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 22%, emerged as the top artificial intelligence-related job roles within the medical industry in Q1 2023, with new job postings drop by 15% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 17% in Q1 2023, with new job postings rising by 2% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent artificial intelligence roles include Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 9% share in Q1 2023, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in medical industry accounted for 30% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q1 2023 were Align Technology, Varian Medical Systems, Guerbet, Hinge Health, and ResMed. Together they accounted for a combined share of 30% of all artificial intelligence-related new jobs in the medical industry.

Align Technology posted 435 artificial intelligence-related new jobs in Q1 2023, Varian Medical Systems 297 jobs, Guerbet 237 jobs, Hinge Health 222 jobs, and ResMed 192 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 63.74% share of total new job postings, Q1 2023

The largest share of artificial intelligence-related new job postings in the medical industry in Q1 2023 was in the US with 63.74% followed by India (7.65%) and France (5.88%). The share represented by the US was three percentage points higher than the 60.63% share it accounted for in Q4 2022.

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