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March 28, 2022

North America’s healthcare industry IT hiring activity rises 5.6% in February 2022

By Carmen

North America witnessed a 5.6% 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 a decrease of 1.44% in the overall hiring activity when compared with January 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 1.38% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in February 2022, registering an increase of 0.17% 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 North America with a share of 42.13% in February 2022, a 1.39% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 18.4% in February 2022, marking a 53.96% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 15.07% in February 2022, a 14.85% drop from January 2022.

Computer Support Specialists registered a share of 12.16% in February 2022, a 25.72% rise over the previous month.

Top five healthcare companies in North America’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 50.67% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s healthcare industry during February 2022 over previous month.

Intermountain Healthcare posted 411 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered an increase of 37% over the previous month, followed by CVS Health with 203 jobs and a 2.01% growth. Apria Healthcare Group with 186 IT jobs and Oak Street Health with 148 jobs, recorded a 4550% rise and a 10.45% rise, respectively, while Landmark Health recorded an 81.58% increase with 69 job postings during February 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 97.55% share in February 2022, a 7.12% increase over January 2022. Canada featured next with a 2.03% share, up 11.54% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 0.42% share, a flat growth compared with January 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 56.64%, up by 9.78% from January 2022. Mid Level positions with a 27.09% share, registered a growth of 12.52% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 16.02% share, down 5.19% over January 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.25%, recording a month-on-month decline of 22.22%.

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