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September 3, 2021updated 12 Oct 2021 10:13am

Germany’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT recruitment activity drops 13.3% in August 2021

Germany’s aerospace, defence & security industry registered a 13.3% drop 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 is decreased by 9.71% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 15.03% share in August 2021, recording a decrease of 0.55% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s aerospace, defence & security industry in August 2021.

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1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 55% in August 2021, registering a 60.71% decline over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Research Scientists claimed a 16% share, a decrease of 51.52% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 13%, registering a 68.29% decline from July 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 12%, up 71.43% over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Germany’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 52.38% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s aerospace, defence & security industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

Airbus posted 35 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a drop of 54.55% over the previous month, followed by Rohde & SchwarzKG with 20 jobs and a 48.72% drop. Thales with 16 IT jobs and The Boeing with 11 jobs, recorded a 71.43% decline and a flat growth, respectively, while Hensoldt Holding Germany recorded an increase of 33.33% with 8 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 66%, down by 57.42% from July 2021. Entry Level positions with a 21% share, registered a decline of 25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 13% share, down 74% over July 2021.

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