Asia-Pacific witnessed a 4.1% drop in IT hiring activity in the aerospace, defence & security industry in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

November 2021 has seen an increase of 3.43% in the overall hiring activity when compared with October 2021.

IT jobs accounted for a 29.54% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in November 2021, registering a decrease of 1.5% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 72.13% in November 2021, a 12.91% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 12.08% in November 2021, marking a 30% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Research Scientists with a share of 6.5% in November 2021, a 27.27% drop from October 2021.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 3.6% in November 2021, a 3.33% rise over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 5.42% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s aerospace, defence & security industry during November 2021 over previous month.

The Boeing posted 501 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a decline of 9.07% over the previous month, followed by Elettronica with 104 jobs and a 1055.56% growth. Raytheon Technologies with 83 IT jobs and Thales with 74 jobs, recorded a 15.28% rise and a 12.12% rise, respectively, while Leidos Holdings recorded a 39.66% decline with 35 job postings during November 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 70.27% share in November 2021, a 19.8% increase over October 2021. Australia featured next with a 20.91% share, down 23.73% over the previous month. Singapore recorded a 4.07% share, a growth of 118.75% compared with October 2021.

Mid Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Mid Level jobs held a share of 50.06%, up by 20.39% from October 2021. Junior Level positions with a 41.11% share, registered a decline of 1.94% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8.59% share, down 14.94% over October 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.23%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.