The global aerospace, defence and security industry experienced a 10% drop in new job postings related to future of work in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 10% decrease in the previous quarter and a 17% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 12% share of the global aerospace, defence and security industry’s future of work-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 22% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 12%, emerged as the top future of work-related job roles within the aerospace, defence and security industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 22% quarter-on-quarter. Miscellaneous Engineers came in second with a share of 4% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 2% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent future of work roles include Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a 4% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Research Scientists with a 4% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Raytheon Technologies, Boeing, Northrop Grumman and L3Harris Technologies. Together they accounted for a combined share of 8% of all future of work-related active jobs in the aerospace, defence and security industry.
Raytheon Technologies posted 1,797 future of work-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Boeing 1,426 jobs, Northrop Grumman 1,388 jobs, and L3Harris Technologies 852 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The largest share of future of work-related new job postings in the aerospace, defence and security industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 79% followed by Germany (6%) and the UK (4%). The share represented by the US was 2% higher than the 77% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.