Asia-Pacific witnessed a 2.8% rise in IT hiring activity in the healthcare industry in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

August 2022 has seen an increase of 9.66% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 2.59% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering an increase of 0.02% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 37.66% in August 2022, a 27.5% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 23.38% in August 2022, marking a 28.57% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 22.08% in August 2022, an 88.89% rise from July 2022.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 9.09% in August 2022, a 75% rise over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 166.67% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s healthcare industry during August 2022 over previous month.

Ministry of Health, New South Wales, Australia posted 34 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered an increase of 277.78% over the previous month, followed by Ryman Healthcare with 8 jobs and a 166.67% growth. Vitera Healthcare Solutions with 8 IT jobs and Ramsay Health Care with 3 jobs, recorded a 100% rise and a 40% drop, respectively, while Apria Healthcare Group recorded a flat growth with 3 job postings during August 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 58.44% share in August 2022, a 25% increase over July 2022. India featured next with a 23.38% share, down 35.71% over the previous month. New Zealand recorded a 10.39% share, a growth of 300% compared with July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 72.73%, up by 7.69% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 16.88% share, registered a decline of 13.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.39% share, up 100% over July 2022.