The UK medical industry saw a 22.2% increase in IT hiring activity in January 2022 compared to the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.
Overall industry hiring increased 4.57% in January 2022 compared to December 2022.
Of the total medical industry hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 11.04% share in January 2022, registering a 1.71% increase over the average share of the past three months.
Top five job classifications in the UK medical industry IT recruitment activity in January 2022
Of the total number of job titles, the top five roles accounted for 99.6% of the UK medical industry’s overall IT recruitment activity in January 2022.
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1) Software and web developers, programmers and testers recorded a share of 53.41% in January 2022, registering a stable growth of 66.25% compared to the previous month.
2) Database and network administrators and architects claimed a share of 21.69%, an increase of 68.75% from the previous month.
3) Miscellaneous IT occupations held a share of 14.46%, recording an increase of 111.76% from December 2022.
4) IT support specialists captured a 7.23% share, up 125% from the prior month.
Top five medical companies in UK IT recruitment activity in January 2022
The top five companies, by number of jobs tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 341.94% in share of overall UK medical industry IT recruitment activity in January 2022 compared to December 2022.
Arjo posted 55 IT jobs in January 2022 and was up 189.47% from the previous month, followed by LumiraDx with 38 jobs and steady growth. Intelerad Medical Systems with 16 IT jobs and Medtronic with 14 jobs saw flat growth of 220% and flat growth of 366.67%, respectively, while Sartorius saw a 250% increase with 14 job openings in January 2022.
Junior-level job openings dominate in January 2022
Junior level jobs held a share of 81.12%, up 74.14% from December 2022. Entry level positions with a share of 10.44%, saw an increase of 52, 94% compared to the previous month.
In third place were mid-level vacancies with an 8.43% share, up 40% from December 2022.