Japan-based company Takeda Pharmaceutical’s IT hiring increased 170.6% in April 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 66.85% in April 2021 when compared with March 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 4.74% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2021, and recorded a 1.82% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Takeda Pharmaceutical IT hiring in April 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Takeda Pharmaceutical, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 62.29% in April 2021, and a 738.46% growth over March 2021, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 10.29% in April 2021, and registered a 500% increase. Computer and Information Research Scientists held a share of 9.71% in April 2021, a 240% rise from March 2021.

Europe drives IT hiring at Takeda Pharmaceutical

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global pharma IT hiring activity in April 2021 with a 48% share, which marked a 600% growth over the previous month.

North America stood next with 46.29%, registering a 575% month-on-month growth. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 5.71% share and an 11.11% growth over March 2021.

In the fourth place was with a share of % and a month-on-month increase of %. stood at the bottom of the table with a share of %, registering a % rise over the previous month.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s pharma industry IT hiring activity with a 46.29% share in April 2021, a 575% growth over March 2021. Slovakia featured next with a 28% share, up % over the previous month. Austria recorded a 6.86% share, a increase of 200% compared with March 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Takeda Pharmaceutical IT hiring activity in April 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 59.43%, up by 511.76% from March 2021. Mid Level positions with a 33.14% share, a growth of 544.44% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Senior job ads with 5.71% share, up 233.33% over March 2021, while Entry Level postings accounted for 1.71%, recording a month-on-month decline of 25%.