Germany-based company Merck’s IT hiring rose 11.5% in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 1.86% in August 2022 when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs claimed an 8.87% share in the company’s total hiring activity in August 2022, and recorded a 1.45% growth over the last three-month average share.

Computer and Information Analysts tops Merck IT hiring in August 2022

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Merck, Computer and Information Analysts emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 48.72% in August 2022, and a 100% rise over July 2022, while Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a share of 23.08% in August 2022, and registered a decline of 40%. Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 20.51% in August 2022, a 300% rise from July 2022.

Asia-Pacific drives IT hiring at Merck

Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region in the global pharma IT hiring activity in August 2022 with a 70.51% share, which marked a 96.43% rise over the previous month.

North America stood next with 17.95%, registering a 55.56% month-on-month growth. Europe was the third leading region with an 8.97% share and a 68.18% drop over July 2022.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 2.56% and a month-on-month flat growth.

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s pharma industry IT hiring activity with a 66.67% share in August 2022, a 126.09% growth over July 2022. US featured next with a 17.95% share, up 55.56% over the previous month.

Junior Level jobs lead Merck IT hiring activity in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 52.56%, up by 10.81% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 25.64% share, a growth of 81.82% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 21.79% share, up 41.67% over July 2022.