The area within Clinical with the largest growth within the Pharmaceuticals companies was for Clinical Operations, with activity up 53%, followed up Clinical Data Management, up 48%.
Key trends emerging include:
2018 was a peak month for vacancies across the
EU27, with volumes reaching the highest point since February.
Vacancies for Quality Control remain the biggest area of hiring within QA roles, with volumes up 30% on last year.
Overall, 20% of all posted vacancies are located in Germany, which means it remains the largest market in European pharmaceuticals with activity up 7% year on year.
Other key snapshots include:
– When analysed by country, Belgium and Switzerland have seen significant increases in activity this year so far
– By sector, whilst still small by comparison to others, proportionately there has been a big uplift within biotechnology
– GSK is a company to watch, with hiring up by over 100% on last year for regulatory professionals.