Madrid, 6 July. The health crisis continues to drive demand for degrees, with nursing and medicine remaining the most in-demand companies for a second year, followed by degrees in education and pedagogy, which remove the position from business administration and management, which moves to fourth place. .
Nursing tops the list of most in-demand degrees with 10.78% of total university student offerings in 2022, followed by medicine at 10.52%, according to a report by Infoempleo and specialist consulting firm Adecco Group released this Thursday. , education and pedagogy (9.80%) and business administration and management (5.26%).
Despite this first place, nursing reduces its presence in relation to 2021 by 1.64 percentage points, when it accounted for 12.42% of offers, yielding to medicine, which in 2021 reached 13.41% of employment requests, that is 2.89 points less than now. .
Degrees in Education and Pedagogy (with 9.80% of offers) experience the largest increase in the rankings, to 7.85 points, displacing Business Administration and Management, which continues to decline although remains stable in the contribution of the offer.
According to a report by Infoemepleo and Adecco Group, these drops indicate that the situation with care in medical centers has returned to normal after the worst periods of the pandemic have passed.
The communities of Madrid, Andalusia, Catalonia and Castile and León were once again the communities with the highest percentage of job offers seeking university graduates in 2022, and together they account for 56.53% of the total.
The Community of Madrid leads with 19.85%, ahead of Andalusia (13.81%), Catalonia (12.84%) and Castile and León (10.02%). In 2021, these four autonomies also repeated the first four positions in the same order.
The report also shows that last year, university research continued to regain some of the positions lost since 2020, increasing its presence in proposals by 0.89 points and reaching 37.30% of published vacancies. This makes them the level of training most demanded by companies.
Across knowledge industries, health sciences careers are still the most in demand for the second year in a row, with 40.28%, although they are down 6.68 points from 2021, the biggest drop.
They are followed by careers in the social and legal sciences, which remain in second place with 37.06% and increase their presence in the application requirements by eight points compared to 2021.
While Engineering and Architecture degrees with 20.62% remain at the same level as 2021. EFE