Canada’s aerospace, defence & security industry registered an 8.9% rise in IT hiring activity in September 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.
The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.22% in September 2022 when compared with August 2022.
Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 12.3% share in September 2022, recording an increase of 0.93% over the last three-month average share.
Top five job classifications in Canada’s aerospace, defence & security industry’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022
Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 94.74% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s aerospace, defence & security industry in September 2022.
1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 64.47% in September 2022, registering a 58.06% growth over the previous month.
2) Computer Support Specialists claimed a 9.21% share, an increase of 75% over the previous month.
3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 7.89%, registering a 20% rise from August 2022.
4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 6.58%, down 37.5% over the previous month.
Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in September 2022
The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 88.24% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s aerospace, defence & security industry during September 2022 over August 2022.
The Boeing posted 23 IT jobs in September 2022 and registered a rise of 228.57% over the previous month, followed by CAE with 15 jobs and a 25% growth. Thales with 11 IT jobs and Bombardier with 10 jobs, recorded a 175% growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Raytheon Technologies recorded an increase of 400% with 5 job postings during September 2022.
Junior Level job postings dominate in September 2022
Junior Level jobs held a share of 46.05%, up by 16.67% from August 2022. Entry Level positions with a 27.63% share, registered an increase of 600% compared with the previous month.
In the third place was Mid Level job ads with 25% share, up 11.76% over August 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 1.32%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.