Canada’s healthcare industry registered a 4.2% drop in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 11.36% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the healthcare industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 0.66% share in May 2022, recording a decrease of 0.05% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s healthcare industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s healthcare industry in May 2022.

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1) Computer and Information Analysts recorded a share of 40% in May 2022, registering a 14.29% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer Support Specialists claimed a 23.33% share, an increase of 16.67% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 13.33%, registering a flat growth from April 2022.

4) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers captured a share of 13.33%, down 33.33% over the previous month.

Top five healthcare companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 20% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s healthcare industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Alberta Health Services posted 14 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a drop of 36.36% over the previous month, followed by Penticton Regional Hospital with 6 jobs and a 20% growth. McKesson with 5 IT jobs and Vancouver Coastal Health with 2 jobs, recorded a 25% growth and a 50% decrease, respectively, while Grace Hospital recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.67%, down by 20% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 16.67% share, registered a decline of 28.57% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 16.67% share, down 28.57% over April 2022.