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November 16, 2021

Switzerland’s pharma industry IT recruitment activity drops 12.2% in October 2021

Switzerland’s pharma industry registered a 12.2% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 8.59% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.92% share in October 2021, recording an increase of 0.03% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Switzerland’s pharma industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s pharma industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 65.52% in October 2021, registering a 46.15% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 17.24% share, a decrease of 44.44% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 6.9%, registering a flat growth from September 2021.

4) Computer and Information Research Scientists captured a share of 6.9%, flat growth over the previous month.

Top five pharma companies in Switzerland’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 84.62% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s pharma industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

F. Hoffmann-La Roche posted 12 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a rise of 100% over the previous month, followed by Idorsia Pharmaceutical with 4 jobs and a 33.33% growth. CSL Behring with 3 IT jobs and Novartis with 3 jobs, recorded a 50% flat growth and a 200% flat growth, respectively, while MerckInc recorded an increase of 100% with 2 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 51.72%, down by 16.67% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 37.93% share, registered an increase of 175% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.34% share, flat growth over September 2021.

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