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May 30, 2022

US pharma industry IT recruitment activity drops 10.6% in April 2022

By Carmen

The US’s pharma industry registered a 10.6% drop in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 6.46% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.37% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 0.04% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s pharma industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.94% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s pharma industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 48.86% in April 2022, registering a 35.19% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Analysts claimed a 16.81% share, a decrease of 24.19% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 12.42%, registering a 41.41% decline from March 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 12.06%, down 46.92% over the previous month.

Top five pharma companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 51.33% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s pharma industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

CVS Health posted 231 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 8.96% over the previous month, followed by F. Hoffmann-La Roche with 191 jobs and a 203.17% growth. Oak Street Health with 146 IT jobs and Evolent Health with 126 jobs, recorded a 3.95% decline and an 81.14% decrease, respectively, while Intermountain Healthcare recorded a decline of 81.94% with 95 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.14%, down by 37.76% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 26.69% share, registered a decline of 37.52% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 17.23% share, down 26.59% over March 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.94%, recording a month-on-month decline of 30.95%.

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