US-based company MerckInc’s IT hiring declined 8.6% in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 13.09% in November 2022 when compared with October 2022.

IT jobs claimed a 4.99% share in the company’s total hiring activity in November 2022, and recorded a 0.4% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops MerckInc IT hiring in November 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by MerckInc, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 27.78% in November 2022, and a 46.43% drop over October 2022, while Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a share of 25.93% in November 2022, and registered a decline of 17.65%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 18.52% in November 2022, a 28.57% drop from October 2022.

North America drives IT hiring at MerckInc

North America emerged as the leading region in the global pharma IT hiring activity in November 2022 with a 44.44% share, which marked a 46.67% drop over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 42.59%, registering an 11.54% month-on-month decline. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 12.96% share and a 40% rise over October 2022.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s pharma industry IT hiring activity with a 42.59% share in November 2022, a 48.89% decline over October 2022. Czech Republic featured next with a 16.67% share, down 10% over the previous month. Ireland recorded a 7.41% share, a decline of 33.33% compared with October 2022.

Junior Level jobs lead MerckInc IT hiring activity in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.52%, down by 28.85% from October 2022. Entry Level positions with a 20.37% share, a growth of 10% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with an 11.11% share, down 33.33% over October 2022.