North America witnessed a 1.8% drop 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 4.63% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 1.23% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering a decrease of 0.05% 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 North America with a share of 35.89% in August 2022, a 1.89% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 23.18% in August 2022, marking a 0.2% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 18.37% in August 2022, a 20.74% drop from July 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 13.42% in August 2022, a 54.1% rise over the previous month.

Top five healthcare companies in North America’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 11.69% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s healthcare industry during August 2022 over previous month.

Intermountain Healthcare posted 244 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a decline of 42.45% over the previous month, followed by Apria Healthcare Group with 160 jobs and a 15900% growth. CVS Health with 145 IT jobs and WellSky with 82 jobs, recorded a 31.82% rise and a flat growth, respectively, while Laboratoryof America Holdings recorded a 29.63% decline with 57 job postings during August 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in North America’s healthcare industry

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s healthcare industry IT hiring activity with a 97.43% share in August 2022, a 0.53% decrease over July 2022. Canada featured next with a 2.28% share, down 7.69% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 0.29% share, a growth of 200% compared with July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.12%, down by 10.44% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 27.46% share, registered a growth of 8.66% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 17.18% share, up 26.67% over July 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.24%, recording a month-on-month growth of 66.67%.