France-based company Thales IT hiring declined 1.4% in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 6.1% in December 2021 when compared with November 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 17.79% share in the company’s total hiring activity in December 2021, and recorded a 3.31% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Thales IT hiring in December 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Thales, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 75.18% in December 2021, and an 18.58% drop over November 2021, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 12.04% in December 2021, and registered a decline of 31.25%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 6.57% in December 2021, a 55% drop from November 2021.

Europe drives IT hiring at Thales

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global aerospace, defence & security IT hiring activity in December 2021 with a 57.3% share, which marked a 27.98% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 25.18%, registering a 6.76% month-on-month decline. North America was the third leading region with a 16.79% share and a 25.81% drop over November 2021.

In the fourth place was South & Central America with a share of 0.73% and a month-on-month increase of 100%.

France commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with a 30.66% share in December 2021, a 29.41% decline over November 2021. US featured next with a 12.04% share, up 26.92% over the previous month. The UK recorded an 8.39% share, a decline of 32.35% compared with November 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Thales IT hiring activity in December 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 79.93%, down by 12.4% from November 2021. Mid Level positions with a 14.96% share, a decline of 43.84% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 5.11% share, down 61.11% over November 2021.