Europe witnessed a 7.4% drop 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 a decrease of 8.98% in the overall hiring activity when compared with July 2022.
IT jobs accounted for an 11.39% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in August 2022, registering an increase of 1.02% 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 Europe with a share of 38.76% in August 2022, a 20.61% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 32.76% in August 2022, marking a 23.5% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer and Information Research Scientists with a share of 10.49% in August 2022, a 40.24% drop from July 2022.
Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 8.14% in August 2022, a 22.58% rise over the previous month.
Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Europe’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 decline of 24.92% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Europe’s aerospace, defence & security industry during August 2022 over previous month.
Airbus posted 64 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a decline of 40.19% over the previous month, followed by Huntington Ingalls Industries with 61 jobs and a 41.9% drop. ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH with 46 IT jobs and Thales with 43 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 48.81% drop, respectively, while The Boeing recorded a flat growth with 33 job postings during August 2022.
Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Europe’s aerospace, defence & security industry
The UK commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with a 43.25% share in August 2022, a 19.52% decrease over July 2022. Germany featured next with a 24.63% share, up 1.77% over the previous month. France recorded a 15.85% share, a drop of 54.04% compared with July 2022.
Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2022
Junior Level jobs held a share of 60.39%, down by 19.43% from July 2022. Mid Level positions with a 32.55% share, registered a decline of 27.62% compared with the previous month.
In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 6.85% share, down 3.03% over July 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.21%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.