The Asia-Pacific healthcare industry experienced a 33% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Ministry of Health, New South Wales, Australia with 6,324 job postings, according to GlobalData’s analysis of healthcare company job postings. GlobalData’s Beyond the Pill – Key Disruptive Forces in the Healthcare Industry 5.0 report identifies and categorizes key innovation areas and explores disruptive forces in the healthcare sector. It provides valuable insights into innovation drivers, recent developments, patent trends, and top players. Buy the report here.
Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 34% share of the Asia-Pacific healthcare industry’s total new job postings in Q2 2023, drop 43% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive healthcare hiring activity
Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 34% new job postings, was the occupation with the greatest hiring activity in the Asia-Pacific healthcare industry in Q2 2023 , ahead of Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations with a 12% share of new job postings.
The other prominent roles included Management Occupations with an 11% share in Q2 2023, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 6% share and Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.
Top five companies accounted for 52% of hiring activity
Ministry of Health, New South Wales, Australia posted 6,324 jobs in Q2 2023 and registered a decline of 4% over the previous quarter, followed by Accenture with 5,923 jobs and a 62% drop. International Business Machines, with 5,268 jobs, and Tata Consultancy Services, with 2,111 jobs, recorded a 35% drop and a 15% rise, respectively, while Koninklijke Philips recorded a 119% increase with a 1,193 new job postings during Q2 2023.
Regional analysis of hiring in the Asia-Pacific healthcare industry, Q2 2023
India held the leading share of the Asia-Pacific healthcare hiring activity with a 50.31% share, a 46% decrease over Q1 2023. Australia was next with 27.51%, four-percentage-point up over the previous quarter.
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