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July 14, 2021

Asia-Pacific’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity rises 11.4% in June 2021

Asia-Pacific witnessed an 11.4% rise in IT hiring activity in the aerospace, defence & security industry in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

June 2021 has seen an increase of 2.62% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2021.

IT jobs accounted for a 27.93% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2021, registering an increase of 3.66% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in June 2021

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Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 60.08% in June 2021, a 35.62% growth over the previous month. Computer and Information Research Scientists came in next, claiming a share of 13.12% in June 2021, marking a 32.69% month-on-month an increase. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 9.32% in June 2021, a 63.33% growth from May 2021.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects registered a share of 8.94% in June 2021, a 9.62% decline over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 31.38% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s aerospace, defence & security industry during June 2021 over previous month.

The Boeing posted 250 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a an increase of 13.64% over the previous month, followed by Thales with 87 jobs and a 93.33% growth. Raytheon Technologies with 78 IT jobs and Leidos Holdings with 20 jobs, recorded a 151.61% growth and a 51.22% drop, respectively, while L3Harris Technologies recorded a 225% an increase with 13 job postings during June 2021.

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 58.56% share in June 2021, a 57.95% rise over May 2021. Australia featured next with a 26.62% share, up 12% over the previous month. Singapore recorded a 4.94% share, a growth of 36.84% compared with May 2021.

Mid Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Mid Level jobs held a share of 53.99%, up by 111.94% from May 2021. Junior Level positions with a 41.44% share, a growth of 4.31% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 4.56% share, down 60.66% over May 2021.

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