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November 23, 2021updated 03 Dec 2021 5:19am

Germany’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT recruitment activity drops 7.3% in October 2021

Germany’s aerospace, defence & security industry registered a 7.3% drop 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 is decreased by 4.83% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 16.78% share in October 2021, recording a decrease of 0.28% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.95% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s aerospace, defence & security industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 54.11% in October 2021, registering a 15.96% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 23.29% share, an increase of 13.33% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Research Scientists held a share of 8.9%, registering a 7.14% decline from September 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 7.53%, up 120% over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Germany’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 22.22% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Germany’s aerospace, defence & security industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

Airbus posted 53 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a rise of 17.78% over the previous month, followed by Rohde & SchwarzKG with 44 jobs and a 46.67% growth. Thales with 14 IT jobs and The Boeing with 13 jobs, recorded a 30% decline and a 44.44% flat growth, respectively, while Hensoldt Holding Germany recorded an increase of 100% with 8 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.38%, up by 6.82% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 21.23% share, registered a decline of 20.51% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 14.38% share, down 16% over September 2021.

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