Ireland pharma industry registered an 11.6% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring decreased by 4.77% in June 2021 compared with May 2021.

Out of the pharma industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 6.5% share in June 2021, recording an increase of 0.87% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Ireland pharma industry’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 92.31% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Ireland pharma industry in June 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 41.03% in June 2021, a 23.08% growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 17.95% share, an increase of 16.67% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 15.38%, registering a 25% decline from May 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 10.26%, up 300% over the previous month.

Top five pharma companies in Ireland IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 53.85% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Ireland pharma industry during June 2021 over May 2021.

Intermountain Healthcare posted 5 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a rise of 25% over the previous month, followed by Eli Lilly and with 5 jobs and a 25% growth. Johnson & Johnson with 4 IT jobs and Takeda Pharmaceutical with 3 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while MerckInc recorded a 40% decline with 3 job postings during June 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 51.28%, down by 16.67% from May 2021. Mid Level positions with a 41.03% share, a growth of 77.78% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 7.69% share, flat growth over May 2021.