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July 27, 2021

US aerospace, defence & security industry IT recruitment activity rises 3.9% in June 2021

The US aerospace, defence & security industry registered a 3.9% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring an increased by 7.52% in June 2021 compared with May 2021.

Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 23.25% share in June 2021, recording decrease of 1.22% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US aerospace, defence & security industry’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.04% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US aerospace, defence & security industry in June 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 41.99% in June 2021, a 10.51% growth over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Research Scientists claimed a 23.25% share, an increase of 16.13% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 19.28%, registering an 8.77% decline from May 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 7.91%, down 0.48% over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in the US IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 13.69% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US aerospace, defence & security industry during June 2021 over May 2021.

Raytheon Technologies posted 1,136 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a rise of 7.68% over the previous month, followed by Leidos Holdings with 699 jobs and a 6.17% drop. L3Harris Technologies with 557 IT jobs and The Boeing with 515 jobs, recorded a 197.86% growth and a 29.72% increase, respectively, while General Dynamics recorded a 17.76% decline with 514 job postings during June 2021.

Mid Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Mid Level jobs held a share of 47.31%, up by 34.71% from May 2021. Junior Level positions with a 38.04% share, a decline of 24.12% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.25% share, up 55.09% over May 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.4%, recording a month-on-month an increase of 75%.

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