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October 27, 2021

US healthcare industry IT recruitment activity rises 14.1% in September 2021

The US’s healthcare industry registered a 14.1% rise in IT hiring activity in September 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.22% in September 2021 when compared with August 2021.

Out of the healthcare industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.38% share in September 2021, recording an increase of 0.77% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s healthcare industry’s IT recruitment activity in September 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.78% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s healthcare industry in September 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 71.59% in September 2021, registering a 40.76% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 9.26% share, a decrease of 6.14% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 8.9%, registering a 10.2% decline from August 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 5.78%, down 3.68% over the previous month.

Top five healthcare companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in September 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 85.33% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s healthcare industry during September 2021 over August 2021.

International Business Machines posted 5,090 IT jobs in September 2021 and registered a rise of 246.97% over the previous month, followed by AT&T with 1,031 jobs and a 10.27% growth. Cognizant Technology Solutions with 900 IT jobs and UnitedHealth Group with 547 jobs, recorded an 8.72% decline and an 8.1% flat growth, respectively, while Anthem recorded a decline of 11.91% with 318 job postings during September 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 54.26%, up by 18.71% from August 2021. Mid Level positions with a 35.3% share, registered an increase of 33.32% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 10% share, up 11.96% over August 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.44%, recording a month-on-month decline of 11.43%.

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