The British aerospace, defence and security industry experienced a 41% drop in new job postings in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by QinetiQ Group with 679 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of aerospace, defence and security company job postings. GlobalData’s Aerospace, Defense & Security: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.
Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 16% share of the British aerospace, defence and security industry new job postings in Q3 2023, down by 40% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive aerospace, defence and security industry hiring activity
Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 16% of the total new job postings in Q3 2023 and were down by 25% year-on-year. Second highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 15% and drop by 37% year-on-year, and third highest were Management Occupations, which were 42% of the new job postings and 15% lower year-on-year.
Top five companies in aerospace, defence and security industry accounted for 56% of hiring activity
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