Poland’s pharma industry registered an 8.2% drop in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 18.29% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 17.08% share in August 2021, recording an increase of 1.72% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Poland’s pharma industry’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.78% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Poland’s pharma industry in August 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 44.44% in August 2021, registering a 47.37% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 20% share, an increase of 28.57% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 13.33%, registering a 200% rise from July 2021.

4) Computer and Information Research Scientists captured a share of 13.33%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five pharma companies in Poland’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 38.18% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Poland’s pharma industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

GlaxoSmithKline posted 17 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a drop of 29.17% over the previous month, followed by AstraZeneca with 7 jobs and a 66.67% drop. Bayer with 4 IT jobs and F. Hoffmann-La Roche with 4 jobs, recorded a 20% decline and a 300% flat growth, respectively, while Parexel International recorded a decline of 50% with 2 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 80%, down by 32.08% from July 2021. Entry Level positions with a 13.33% share, registered an increase of 50% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 6.67% share, down 25% over July 2021.