The global aerospace, defence and security industry experienced a 1% rise in new job postings related to robotics in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Robotics in Aerospace, Defence & Security – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 19% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 14% share of the global aerospace, defence and security industry’s robotics-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 27% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 14%, emerged as the top robotics-related job roles within the aerospace, defence and security industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 27% quarter-on-quarter. Electrical and Electronics Engineers came in second with a share of 7% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 37% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent robotics roles include Computer and Information Systems Managers 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 L3Harris Technologies, Sierra Nevada, Huntington Ingalls Industries and Modern Technology Solutions. Together they accounted for a combined share of 15% of all robotics-related active jobs in the aerospace, defence and security industry.
L3Harris Technologies posted 380 robotics-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Sierra Nevada 239 jobs, Huntington Ingalls Industries 225 jobs, and Modern Technology Solutions 220 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The largest share of robotics-related new job postings in the aerospace, defence and security industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 77% followed by France (7%) and Germany (7%). The share represented by the US was two percentage points higher than the 76% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.