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August 31, 2021

France aerospace, defence & security industry IT recruitment activity rises 35.9% in July 2021

France aerospace, defence & security industry registered a 35.9% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 23.81% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 8.2% share in July 2021, recording an increase of 0.98% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in France aerospace, defence & security industry’s IT recruitment activity in July 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.66% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of France aerospace, defence & security industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 77.66% in July 2021, a 201.33% growth over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed an 8.59% share, an increase of 78.57% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 6.19%, registering a 5.26% decline from June 2021.

4) Computer and Information Research Scientists captured a share of 5.5%, up 77.78% over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in France IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 149.57% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of France aerospace, defence & security industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

Thales posted 234 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a rise of 303.45% over the previous month, followed by Airbus with 29 jobs and a 23.68% drop. Safran with 12 IT jobs and Naval Group with 9 jobs, recorded a 50% growth and a 10% decline, respectively, while Raytheon Technologies recorded a 200% an increase with 3 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 80.76%, up by 121.7% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 14.09% share, a growth of 95.24% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 5.15% share, up 150% over June 2021.

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