The UK healthcare industry registered a 2.0% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.53% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the healthcare industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 15.53% share in July 2021, recording decrease of 0.81% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the UK healthcare industry’s IT recruitment activity in July 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.82% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK healthcare industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 59.76% in July 2021, an 8.6% drop over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed an 18.93% share, an increase of 16.36% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 11.24%, registering a 30.91% decline from June 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 4.73%, up 100% over the previous month.

Top five healthcare companies in the UK IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 7.63% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the UK healthcare industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

International Business Machines posted 38 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a drop of 41.54% over the previous month, followed by Oracle with 33 jobs and a 5.71% drop. Accenture with 28 IT jobs and Anthem with 28 jobs, recorded an 115.38% growth and a 300% increase, respectively, while Zurich Insurance Group recorded a 27.27% increase with 14 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.93%, down by 8.98% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 23.67% share, a growth of 8.11% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 6.8% share, down 4.17% over June 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.59%, recording a month-on-month decline of 71.43%.