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June 14, 2022

US pharma industry IT recruitment activity drops 4.1% in May 2022

By Carmen

The US’s pharma industry registered a 4.1% drop in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 2.59% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 1.34% share in May 2022, recording a decrease of 0.06% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.61% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s pharma industry in May 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 47.28% in May 2022, registering an 11.54% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 14.78% share, a decrease of 21.49% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 14.73%, registering a 70.52% rise from April 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 12.33%, down 46.3% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 99.75% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s pharma industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Evolent Health posted 444 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 150.85% over the previous month, followed by CVS Health with 124 jobs and an 11.71% growth. The Hastings Center with 92 IT jobs and Bausch Health Companies with 82 jobs, recorded a 48.39% growth and a 272.73% growth, respectively, while Chenega recorded an increase of 104.35% with 47 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 54.62%, down by 2.06% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 25.66% share, registered a decline of 22.36% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 19.32% share, up 32.08% over April 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.4%, recording a month-on-month increase of 166.67%.

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