North America is seeing a hiring boom in medical industry machine learning roles
North America extended its dominance for machine learning hiring among companies in the medical industry in the three months to December.
The number of roles in North America accounted for 69.8% of total machine learning jobs: up from 59.9% in the same quarter of 2020.
This was followed by Asia Pacific, which saw a 1.4 percentage point change year over year in machine learning roles.
The figures are compiled by GlobalData, which tracks the number of new job postings from key companies in various sectors over time. Using textual analysis, these job postings are then categorized by topic.
GlobalData’s thematic approach to industry activity seeks to group key company information by topic to see which companies are best positioned to weather the coming disruptions in their industries.
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These key topics, which include machine learning, are chosen to cover “any problem that keeps a CEO up at night.”
Tracking them through job postings allows us to see which companies are leading the way on specific issues and which are dragging their feet, and most importantly, where the market is growing and contracting.
Which countries are seeing the fastest growth in machine learning job openings in the medical industry?
The fastest growing country was the United States, which saw 58.8% of all machine learning job openings in the three months ending December 2020, rising to 67.4% in during the three months ending December last year.
Next come India (up 1.9 percentage points), Canada (up 1.4) and Poland (up 0.9).
The top country for machine learning positions in the medical industry is the United States, which saw 67.4% of all advertised positions in the three months ending December.
Which cities are the biggest hubs for machine learning workers in the medical industry?
Some 3.6% of all machine learning positions in the medical industry were advertised in Hyderabad, India in the three months to December: more than any other city.
Next come San Diego (United States) with 3.6%, Warsaw (Poland) with 2.3% and Plymouth Meeting (United States) with 2.3%.