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December 8, 2021updated 29 Dec 2021 11:46am

US pharma industry IT recruitment activity rises 19.9% in November 2021

The US’s pharma industry registered a 19.9% rise in IT hiring activity in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 2.27% in November 2021 when compared with October 2021.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 1.94% share in November 2021, recording an increase of 0.32% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s pharma industry’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.16% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s pharma industry in November 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 52.24% in November 2021, registering a 72.47% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 16.47% share, an increase of 101.15% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 13.46%, registering a 21.11% rise from October 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 9.5%, up 3.69% over the previous month.

Top five pharma companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 284.62% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s pharma industry during November 2021 over October 2021.

Evolent Health posted 1,546 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a rise of 10206.67% over the previous month, followed by Bausch Health Companies with 428 jobs and a 79.08% growth. The Hastings Center with 221 IT jobs and CVS Health with 211 jobs, recorded a 52.41% flat growth and a 7.65% flat growth, respectively, while F. Hoffmann-La Roche recorded an increase of 111.76% with 144 job postings during November 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 63%, up by 71.88% from October 2021. Mid Level positions with a 21.41% share, registered an increase of 25.41% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 13.99% share, up 5.67% over October 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 1.6%, recording a month-on-month increase of 150%.

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