Life Sciences Report – Germany Focus
Clinical Professionals and Vacancysoft
Apart from a spike in the third quarter of 2015, due to a rise in QA and Medical Affairs roles, the market exhibited a consistent upward trend resulting in a year-on-year growth of 29%. Within this Marketing and PR vacancies saw the strongest growth with a 45% year-on-year increase, followed by Scientific and Sales with 28% and 30% respectively. The weakest performing segment was Procurement.
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Bavaria, with Munich at its centre, was the largest regional market, with a third of all vacancies. This is followed by Baden-Württemberg with 25%, driven by a rise in activity from Boehringer Ingelheim.
Following a particularly weak 12 months to April, CROs accounted for just 5% of the German market. The vast majority, 94% of all vacancies, were in established Pharmaceutical companies.