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May 30, 2022

Switzerland’s insurance industry IT recruitment activity rises 9.5% in April 2022

By Carmen

Switzerland’s insurance industry registered a 9.5% rise in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 4.54% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the insurance industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 16.14% share in April 2022, recording an increase of 1.44% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Switzerland’s insurance industry’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 101.3% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s insurance industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 64.94% in April 2022, registering a 28.21% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed an 18.18% share, a decrease of 12.5% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 11.69%, registering a 50% rise from March 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 5.19%, down 20% over the previous month.

Top five insurance companies in Switzerland’s IT recruitment activity in April 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 22.03% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Switzerland’s insurance industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Swiss Re posted 38 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 80.95% over the previous month, followed by Helvetia Group with 13 jobs and a 38.1% drop. Helsana with 8 IT jobs and Arch Capital Group with 7 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 133.33% flat growth, respectively, while Zurich Insurance Group recorded a flat growth with 6 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.53%, up by 40.54% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 16.88% share, registered an increase of 18.18% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 15.58% share, down 25% over March 2022.

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