The global aerospace, defence & security industry noticed a 0.2% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2022 over the previous month, led by The Boeing’s 13% share, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics database.
The aerospace, defence & security industry’s overall hiring activity declined 1.06% when compared with July 2022.
Noticeably, IT jobs accounted for a 17.66% share of the global aerospace, defence & security industry’s hiring activity in August 2022, up 0.51% over the last three-month average share.
According to GlobalData, IT job opportunities available at the end of August 2022 were 8.21% lower when compared with the previous month.
The decrease was a result of 20.31% higher job postings as compared to job closures during the month.
How well do you really know your competitors?
Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.
Your download email will arrive shortly
Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample
We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below formBy GlobalData
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers drive aerospace, defence & security IT hiring activity
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers with a share of 44% emerged as the top IT occupation in the aerospace, defence & security hiring activity in August 2022, a 4.26% growth over the previous month. Computer and Information Research Scientists came in second with a share of 22.11% in August 2022, up 8.42% over the previous month.
The other prominent IT roles include Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a 20.95% share in August 2022, a growth of 4.17% over the previous month, and Computer and Information Analysts with a 5.73% share in August 2022 and a rise of 9.96% over July 2022.
Top five aerospace, defence & security companies by 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 1.96% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of global aerospace, defence & security industry during August 2022 over July 2022.
The Boeing posted 651 IT jobs in August 2022 and registered a rise of 1.56% over the previous month, followed by Northrop Grumman with 634 jobs and a 7.46% growth. Raytheon Technologies with 528 IT jobs and General Dynamics with 514 jobs, recorded a 13.01% decline and a 7.76% rise, respectively, while Huntington Ingalls Industries recorded a 15.14% drop with 370 job postings during August 2022.
Regional composition of IT hiring in aerospace, defence & security industry
North America emerged as the leading region in the global aerospace, defence & security IT hiring activity in August 2022 with an 82.26% share, which marked an 11.2% rise over the previous month.
Europe stood next with 9.33%, registering a 21.38% month-on-month decline. Asia-Pacific was the third leading region with a 7.65% share and a 0.79% rise over July 2022.
In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 0.5% and a month-on-month rise of 25%. South & Central America stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 0.26%, registering a 7.14% decrease over the previous month.