Asia-Pacific witnessed a 0.1% rise in IT hiring activity in the aerospace, defence & security industry in August 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

August 2022 has seen an increase of 1.8% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 20.32% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering a decrease of 0.66% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in August 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 58.22% in August 2022, a 2.29% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 25.33% in August 2022, marking a 19.75% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Research Scientists with a share of 8.88% in August 2022, a 34.62% drop from July 2022.

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Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 4.44% in August 2022, a 21.43% rise over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in August 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 9.93% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s aerospace, defence & security industry during August 2022 over previous month.

The Boeing posted 180 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered an increase of 36.36% over the previous month, followed by Elettronica with 60 jobs and a 50% growth. Raytheon Technologies with 41 IT jobs and Thales with 36 jobs, recorded a 34.92% drop and a 33.33% drop, respectively, while NewRocket recorded a 15.38% increase with 15 job postings during August 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s aerospace, defence & security industry

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with a 70.5% share in August 2022, a 10.66% increase over July 2022. Australia featured next with a 19.32% share, up 2.78% over the previous month. Singapore recorded a 4.96% share, a growth of 26.67% compared with July 2022.

Mid Level job postings dominate in August 2022

Mid Level jobs held a share of 48.56%, up by 6.9% from July 2022. Junior Level positions with a 46.74% share, registered a decline of 4.28% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 4.7% share, down 5.26% over July 2022.