UK-based company GlaxoSmithKline’s IT hiring declined 1.4% in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 8.84% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 7.27% share in the company’s total hiring activity in April 2022, and recorded a 0.29% growth over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total IT job titles posted by GlaxoSmithKline, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 55.81% in April 2022, and an 88.24% rise over March 2022, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 22.67% in April 2022, and registered growth of 50%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 10.47% in April 2022, a 63.64% rise from March 2022.

Europe drives IT hiring at GlaxoSmithKline

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global pharma IT hiring activity in April 2022 with a 42.44% share, which marked a 55.32% rise over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 41.28%, registering an 115.15% month-on-month growth. North America was the third leading region with an 11.05% share and an 11.76% rise over March 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 4.07% and a month-on-month increase of 600%. Middle East & Africa stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 1.16%, registering a 100% rise over the previous month.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s pharma industry IT hiring activity with a 33.72% share in April 2022, a 100% growth over March 2022. The UK featured next with a 17.44% share, up 328.57% over the previous month. Poland recorded a 14.53% share, an increase of 8.7% compared with March 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead GlaxoSmithKline IT hiring activity in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.86%, up by 94.92% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 21.51% share, a growth of 32.14% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 11.05% share, up 90% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.58%, recording a month-on-month decline of 50%.