The US’s pharma industry registered a 3.0% rise in IT hiring activity in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 0.02% in February 2022 when compared with January 2022.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 2.13% share in February 2022, recording an increase of 0.18% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.81% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s pharma industry in February 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 45.37% in February 2022, registering a 12.4% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 18.85% share, an increase of 58.06% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 12.94%, registering a 25.17% decline from January 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 12.02%, up 19.05% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 3.75% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s pharma industry during February 2022 over January 2022.

Evolent Health posted 493 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a drop of 20.36% over the previous month, followed by Intermountain Healthcare with 411 jobs and a 37% growth. CVS Health with 203 IT jobs and Oak Street Health with 148 jobs, recorded a 2.01% growth and a 10.45% growth, respectively, while The Hastings Center recorded a decline of 30.32% with 131 job postings during February 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.57%, up by 2.03% from January 2022. Mid Level positions with a 28.3% share, registered an increase of 7.78% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 15.29% share, down 14.75% over January 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.84%, recording a month-on-month decline of 59.3%.