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November 22, 2021updated 03 Dec 2021 5:17am

France’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT recruitment activity rises 4.6% in October 2021

France’s aerospace, defence & security industry registered a 4.6% rise in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 15.05% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 10.2% share in October 2021, recording a decrease of 1.04% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in France’s aerospace, defence & security industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 99.54% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of France’s aerospace, defence & security industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 82.41% in October 2021, registering a 16.34% flat growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 9.26% share, an increase of 53.85% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 5.09%, registering a 35.29% decline from September 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 1.85%, up 33.33% over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in France’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 10.47% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of France’s aerospace, defence & security industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

Thales posted 133 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a drop of 15.82% over the previous month, followed by Airbus with 36 jobs and a 56.52% growth. Leidos Holdings with 21 IT jobs and Naval Group with 19 jobs, recorded a 2000% flat growth and an 111.11% flat growth, respectively, while ECA recorded a flat growth with 2 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 77.78%, down by 1.18% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 12.04% share, registered an increase of 52.94% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 10.19% share, up 340% over September 2021.

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