France-based company Thales IT hiring declined 2.7% in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 9.46% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 19.73% share in the company’s total hiring activity in October 2021, and recorded a 3.75% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Thales IT hiring in October 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 77.64% in October 2021, and a 7.3% rise over September 2021, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 8.07% in October 2021, and registered a decline of 35%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 7.14% in October 2021, a 20.69% drop from September 2021.

Europe drives IT hiring at Thales

Europe emerged as the leading region in the global aerospace, defence & security IT hiring activity in October 2021 with a 61.18% share, which marked a 15.81% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 20.5%, registering a 4.76% month-on-month growth. North America was the third leading region with a 17.39% share and a 143.48% rise over September 2021.

In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 0.93% and a month-on-month decline of 40%.

France commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with a 41.3% share in October 2021, a 15.82% decline over September 2021. Australia featured next with a 10.56% share, up 47.83% over the previous month. Canada recorded a 10.25% share, an increase of 120% compared with September 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Thales IT hiring activity in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 73.91%, down by 4.42% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 16.15% share, a growth of 10.64% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 9.94% share, up 6.67% over September 2021.