North America witnessed a 4.7% rise in IT hiring activity in the aerospace, defence & security industry in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

June 2022 has seen an increase of 1.7% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 19.05% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2022, registering an increase of 0.16% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in North America with a share of 43.11% in June 2022, a 7.52% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 22.57% in June 2022, marking a 36.1% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Research Scientists with a share of 21.96% in June 2022, a 20.59% drop from May 2022.

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Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 6.47% in June 2022, a 14.39% rise over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in North America’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 9.91% in the overall IT recruitment activity of North America’s aerospace, defence & security industry during June 2022 over previous month.

General Dynamics posted 1,413 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered an increase of 5334.62% over the previous month, followed by Northrop Grumman with 635 jobs and a 12.99% growth. Raytheon Technologies with 515 IT jobs and The Boeing with 488 jobs, recorded a 59.03% drop and a 20.91% drop, respectively, while Lockheed Martin recorded a 46.18% decline with 331 job postings during June 2022.

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

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with a 98.69% share in June 2022, a 1.42% decrease over May 2022. Canada featured next with a 1.19% share, down 24% over the previous month. Mexico recorded a 0.13% share, a drop of 66.67% compared with May 2022.

Mid Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Mid Level jobs held a share of 47.49%, down by 0.48% from May 2022. Junior Level positions with a 36.33% share, registered a decline of 9.18% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 15.62% share, up 14.18% over May 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.56%, recording a month-on-month decline of 12.9%.