Asia-Pacific witnessed a 19.7% rise in IT hiring activity in the healthcare industry in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

July 2021 has seen an increase of 15.08% in the overall hiring activity when compared with June 2021.

IT jobs accounted for a 57.73% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in July 2021, registering an increase of 4.24% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in July 2021

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 89.97% in July 2021, a 32.85% growth over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 6.19% in July 2021, marking a 26.93% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 2.22% in July 2021, a 31.29% growth from June 2021.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 1.1% in July 2021, a 43.75% decline over the previous month.

Top five healthcare companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 32.74% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s healthcare industry during July 2021 over previous month.

Accenture posted 12,493 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a decline of 6.07% over the previous month, followed by Cognizant Technology Solutions with 9,752 jobs and a 178.63% growth. International Business Machines with 1,796 IT jobs and Oracle with 1,151 jobs, recorded a 230.15% growth and a 29.08% drop, respectively, while Cerner recorded a 22.78% an increase with 194 job postings during July 2021.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s healthcare industry

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s healthcare industry IT hiring activity with a 95.36% share in July 2021, a 31.61% rise over June 2021. Australia featured next with a 1.09% share, up 53.13% over the previous month. China recorded a 0.94% share, a growth of 99.21% compared with June 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 43.81%, up by 66.12% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 40.72% share, a decline of 8.47% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.82% share, up 186.2% over June 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.65%, recording a month-on-month growth of 7.36%.