Germany-based company Bayer’s IT hiring declined 3.6% in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 4% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 7.76% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2022, and recorded a 1.02% growth over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Bayer IT hiring in April 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Bayer, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 69.34% in April 2022, and a 15.93% drop over March 2022, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 16.06% in April 2022, and registered a decline of 4.35%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 10.22% in April 2022, a 65% drop from March 2022.

Europe drives IT hiring at Bayer

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global pharma IT hiring activity in April 2022 with a 37.96% share, which marked a 28.77% drop over the previous month.

North America stood next with 37.96%, registering a 25.71% month-on-month decline. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 22.63% share and a 27.91% drop over March 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 1.46% and a month-on-month decline of 33.33%.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s pharma industry IT hiring activity with a 33.58% share in April 2022, a 32.35% decline over March 2022. India featured next with a 19.71% share, down 20.59% over the previous month. Spain recorded a 10.22% share, an increase of 250% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead Bayer IT hiring activity in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 56.93%, down by 9.3% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 31.39% share, a decline of 51.69% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 11.68% share, up 33.33% over March 2022.