Axon Enterprise Inc tops our hiring leaderboard for August 2021
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Axon Enterprise Inc tops our hiring leaderboard for August 2021

By Patrick Scott 05 Oct 2021

Axon Enterprise Inc has topped our hiring leaderboard in the three months to the end of August 2021, advertising for an average of 98 new jobs a month over that period.

Axon Enterprise Inc tops our hiring leaderboard for August 2021
Credit: BAE Systems

This equates to 58 new postions per 1,000 employees at the United States-based company, the highest rate out of the 37 large military equipment and technologies companies tracked by GlobalData’s job analytics database.

For the purposes of this analysis, we’ve defined a large company as one with more than 1,000 employees and have included those for which GlobalData has comprehensive figures.

Axon Enterprise Inc’s hiring rate has decreased in the past three months when compared to the previous three, with an average of 129 new jobs posted in the three months up to and including May 2021.

Leidos Holdings Inc came in second place based on the rate per employee metric with 56 new job postings per 1,000 employees in the three months up to the end of August 2021, while L3Harris Technologies Inc was in third place.

The full top 10 for the three months to August can be viewed in the following table.

When ignoring the size of the company, Raytheon Technologies Corp came top of the rankings for total job ads posted in the past quarter, with The Boeing Co in second and Thales SA in third.

GlobalData's job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies across the world, drawing in jobs as they're posted and tagging them with additional layers of data on everything from the seniority of each position to whether a job is linked to wider industry trends such as automation or artificial intelligence.

You can keep track of the latest data from this database as it emerges by visiting our live dashboard here.


GlobalData’s unique Job analytics enables understanding of hiring trends, strategies, and predictive signals across sectors, themes, companies, and geographies. Intelligent web crawlers capture data from publicly available sources. Key parameters include active, posted and closed jobs, posting duration, experience, seniority level, educational qualifications and skills.