Switzerland’s insurance industry registered a 4.0% drop in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 3.82% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the insurance industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 11.6% share in August 2021, recording an increase of 0.47% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Switzerland’s insurance industry’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s insurance industry in August 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 53.7% in August 2021, registering a 7.41% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 27.78% share, an increase of 7.14% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 11.11%, registering a 50% rise from July 2021.

4) Database and Network Administrators and Architects captured a share of 5.56%, down 50% over the previous month.

Top five insurance companies in Switzerland’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 35.9% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s insurance industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

Zurich Insurance Group posted 21 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a rise of 10.53% over the previous month, followed by Swiss Re with 18 jobs and a 28.57% growth. Allianz with 7 IT jobs and CSS Versicherung with 4 jobs, recorded a 250% flat growth and a 300% flat growth, respectively, while Arch Capital Group recorded a flat growth with 3 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 75.93%, up by 20.59% from July 2021. Mid Level positions with a 14.81% share, registered an increase of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 9.26% share, down 61.54% over July 2021.