Australia’s pharma industry registered a 4.2% rise in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 5.79% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 1.04% share in October 2022, recording a decrease of 0.25% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia’s pharma industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.92% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s pharma industry in October 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 33.85% in October 2022, registering a 29.41% growth over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 27.69% share, an increase of 157.14% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 20%, registering an 85.71% rise from September 2022.

4) Database and Network Administrators and Architects captured a share of 10.77%, down 36.36% over the previous month.

Top five pharma companies in Australia’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 107.69% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s pharma industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

Ministry of Health, New South Wales, Australia posted 31 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a rise of 29.17% over the previous month, followed by Healthcare Australia with 12 jobs and an 1100% growth. Your World Healthcare with 5 IT jobs and Genesis Care with 3 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while CSL recorded an increase of 200% with 3 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.62%, up by 7.69% from September 2022. Entry Level positions with a 29.23% share, registered an increase of 280% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 6.15% share, up 33.33% over September 2022.