Asia-Pacific witnessed a 2.9% rise in IT hiring activity in the healthcare industry in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

February 2022 has seen an increase of 2.46% in the overall hiring activity when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 3.11% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in February 2022, registering an increase of 0.11% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 56.36% in February 2022, a 47.62% rise over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 17.27% in February 2022, marking a 5.56% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 10% in February 2022, an 83.33% rise from January 2022.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 9.09% in February 2022, a 41.18% decline over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 39.66% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s healthcare industry during February 2022 over previous month.

Ministry of Health, New South Wales, Australia posted 41 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered an increase of 28.13% over the previous month, followed by CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. with 16 jobs and a 33.33% growth. CitiusTech with 12 IT jobs and Aidoc with 6 jobs, recorded a 7.69% drop and a flat growth, respectively, while Niramai Health Analytix recorded a 500% increase with 6 job postings during February 2022.

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 49.09% share in February 2022, a 38.46% increase over January 2022. Australia featured next with a 47.27% share, up 26.83% over the previous month. Guam recorded a 3.64% share, a flat growth compared with January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.27%, up by 10.45% from January 2022. Mid Level positions with a 20% share, registered a growth of 37.5% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 12.73% share, up 250% over January 2022.