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December 23, 2021updated 29 Dec 2021 11:51am

Germany’s pharma industry IT recruitment activity drops 10.5% in November 2021

Germany’s pharma industry registered a 10.5% drop in IT hiring activity in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 0.11% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.75% share in November 2021, recording a decrease of 0.26% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Germany’s pharma industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 101.65% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s pharma industry in November 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 69.42% in November 2021, registering a 50% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 16.53% share, an increase of 11.11% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 12.4%, registering a 16.67% decline from October 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 2.48%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five pharma companies in Germany’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 61.11% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s pharma industry during November 2021 over October 2021.

Bausch Health Companies posted 24 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a rise of 71.43% over the previous month, followed by CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. with 24 jobs and a 20% growth. Schreiner MediPharm with 18 IT jobs and Bayer with 15 jobs, recorded a 100% flat growth and an 87.5% flat growth, respectively, while F. Hoffmann-La Roche recorded an increase of 100% with 6 job postings during November 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.25%, up by 21.43% from October 2021. Entry Level positions with a 19.83% share, registered an increase of 50% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 9.09% share, flat growth over October 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.83%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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