When analyzing trends in Med Tech, we see 2023 is set to witness a substantial 27.9% increase in vacancies compared to 2019, indicating steady and robust growth. Similarly, in 2023, scientific jobs are projected to represent a 21.2% share of all vacancies, marking a notable improvement compared to the 14.2% share recorded in 2022, according to the latest Life Sciences Labour Market Trends report by CPL and market data analysts Vacancysoft.
Fixed-Term Contract Scientific vacancies remain relatively stable, maintaining a 5.3% share of all scientific vacancies. Equally, this represents the highest share observed since 2021, suggesting a continued demand for temporary scientific roles, despite a sharp fall in perm vacancies, according to the latest Life Sciences Labour Market Trends report with CPL and Vacancysoft.
As the markets have normalised post-pandemic, so the job flow has slowed for scientists. In contrast, engineering vacancies are on the rise, with an estimated 1577 openings in 2023, marking a 6.5% increase from 2022 according to Life Sciences specialist recruiters CPL, and labour market data analysts Vacancysoft.
Within the EU-27, the month of March 2023 witnessed the highest monthly total this year with 461 published Procurement/Supply Chain jobs. However, Q2 has seen a marked dip since then, hence the EU-27 countries are expected to undergo a decrease of 11.8% in 2023, according to Life Sciences specialists CPL, and labour market data analysts Vacancysoft.
According to the latest life sciences report by CPL and labour market data analysts Vacancysoft, Pharma companies in the UK are still experiencing talent shortages in areas like digital, data analytics, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG), despite estimates showing a projected 40% year-on-year decrease in executive vacancies in 2023. Download your copy to take a more in-depth look into hiring activity within Life Sciences!