Asia-Pacific witnessed a 1.3% drop in IT hiring activity in the healthcare industry in January 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

January 2022 has seen a decrease of 3.22% in the overall hiring activity when compared with December 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 3.16% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in January 2022, registering a decrease of 0.02% over the last three-month average share.


Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in January 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 48.28% in January 2022, a 25% drop over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 21.84% in January 2022, marking a 9.52% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 18.39% in January 2022, a 6.67% rise from December 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 6.9% in January 2022, a flat growth over the previous month.


Top five healthcare companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in January 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 44% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s healthcare industry during January 2022 over previous month.

Ministry of Health, New South Wales, Australia posted 33 IT jobs in January 2022 and registered an increase of 13.79% over the previous month, followed by CitiusTech with 13 jobs and a 44.44% growth. CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. with 12 IT jobs and RamSoft with 8 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Life Healthcare Group Holdings recorded a flat growth with 6 job postings during January 2022.

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

Australia commanded a leading presence in the region’s healthcare industry IT hiring activity with a 47.13% share in January 2022, a 10.87% decrease over December 2022. India featured next with a 44.83% share, down 15.22% over the previous month. Azerbaijan recorded a 4.6% share, a flat growth compared with December 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in January 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 75.86%, down by 14.29% from December 2022. Mid Level positions with a 19.54% share, registered a decline of 15% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 4.6% share, down 20% over December 2022.