Australia aerospace, defence & security industry registered an 11.1% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 19.32% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the aerospace, defence & security industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 27.46% share in July 2021, recording decrease of 1.44% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.43% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia aerospace, defence & security industry in July 2021.

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1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 34.55% in July 2021, a 50% growth over the previous month.

2) Computer and Information Research Scientists claimed a 29.32% share, an increase of 21.74% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 17.28%, registering a 26.92% rise from June 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 13.09%, up 212.5% over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Australia IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 43.22% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia aerospace, defence & security industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

The Boeing posted 53 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a drop of 7.02% over the previous month, followed by Thales with 48 jobs and a 152.63% growth. Leidos Holdings with 35 IT jobs and Raytheon Technologies with 22 jobs, recorded an 118.75% growth and a 57.14% increase, respectively, while Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems recorded an 8.33% decline with 11 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.5%, up by 43.24% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 29.84% share, a flat growth compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.66% share, up 250% over June 2021.