UK-based company GlaxoSmithKline’s IT hiring rose 7.1% in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 0.95% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 7.99% share in the company’s total hiring activity in August 2021, and recorded a 0.96% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops GlaxoSmithKline IT hiring in August 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by GlaxoSmithKline, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 74.67% in August 2021, and a 24.44% rise over July 2021, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 13.33% in August 2021, and registered growth of 11.11%. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 4% in August 2021, a 40% drop from July 2021.

Europe drives IT hiring at GlaxoSmithKline

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global pharma IT hiring activity in August 2021 with a 45.33% share, which marked a 2.86% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 38.67%, registering a 3.33% month-on-month decline. North America was the third leading region with a 14.67% share and a 22.22% rise over July 2021.

In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 1.33% and a month-on-month flat growth.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s pharma industry IT hiring activity with a 32% share in August 2021, a flat growth over July 2021. Poland featured next with a 22.67% share, down 29.17% over the previous month. US recorded a 14.67% share, an increase of 37.5% compared with July 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead GlaxoSmithKline IT hiring activity in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60%, down by 4.26% from July 2021. Mid Level positions with a 21.33% share, a decline of 15.79% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.67% share, up 10% over July 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 4%, recording a month-on-month increase of 50%.