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July 15, 2021

Australia aerospace, defence & security industry IT recruitment activity rises 4.9% in June 2021

Australia aerospace, defence & security industry registered a 4.9% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring an increased by 4.35% in June 2021 compared with May 2021.

Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 28.9% share in June 2021, recording an increase of 1.85% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.86% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia aerospace, defence & security industry in June 2021.

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1) Computer and Information Research Scientists recorded a share of 32.86% in June 2021, an 84% growth over the previous month.

2) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers claimed a 31.43% share, decline of 2.22% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 18.57%, registering a 23.81% rise from May 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 9.29%, up 30% over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Australia IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 11.32% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia aerospace, defence & security industry during June 2021 over May 2021.

The Boeing posted 57 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a rise of 26.67% over the previous month, followed by Thales with 19 jobs and an 111.11% growth. Leidos Holdings with 16 IT jobs and Raytheon Technologies with 14 jobs, recorded a 48.39% drop and a flat growth, respectively, while Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems recorded a 71.43% an increase with 12 job postings during June 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 53.57%, down by 5.06% from May 2021. Mid Level positions with a 40.71% share, a growth of 83.87% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 5.71% share, down 46.67% over May 2021.

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