Australia’s aerospace, defence & security industry registered a 5.6% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 8.57% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 27.82% share in August 2021, recording a decrease of 2.19% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia’s aerospace, defence & security industry’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.72% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s aerospace, defence & security industry in August 2021.

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1) Computer and Information Research Scientists recorded a share of 32.24% in August 2021, registering a flat growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 31.15% share, a decrease of 20.83% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 21.31%, registering a 14.71% rise from July 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 8.74%, down 44.83% over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Australia’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 5.59% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s aerospace, defence & security industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

The Boeing posted 82 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a rise of 46.43% over the previous month, followed by Leidos Holdings with 36 jobs and a 12.2% drop. Thales with 26 IT jobs and Raytheon Technologies with 16 jobs, recorded a 45.83% decline and a 27.27% decrease, respectively, while Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems recorded a decline of 25% with 9 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 52.46%, down by 14.29% from July 2021. Entry Level positions with a 25.68% share, registered an increase of 56.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 21.86% share, down 37.5% over July 2021.