The Singaporean aerospace, defence and security industry experienced a 3% rise in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Raytheon Technologies with 303 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of aerospace, defence and security company job postings. Gain an in-depth understanding of the important Singapore defense market drivers, defense strategies, and market sizing by sectors with GlobalData’s Singapore Defense Market report. Buy the report here.

Notably, Production Occupations jobs accounted for a 15% share of the Singaporean’s aerospace, defence and security industry new job postings in Q1 2023, up by 111% over the prior quarter.

Production Occupations drive aerospace, defence and security hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Production Occupations, which accounted for 15% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were up by 222% year-on-year. Second highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 12% and drop by 8% year-on-year, and third highest were Management Occupations, which were 5% of the new job postings and 96% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in aerospace, defence and security accounted for 88% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Raytheon Technologies with 303, followed by Thales with 45, while the highest increase was at Airbus at 31%.

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