The global aerospace, defence and security industry experienced a 9% drop in new job postings related to digitalization in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 9% decrease in the previous quarter and a 3% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 10% share of the global aerospace, defence and security industry’s digitalization-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 16% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 10%, emerged as the top digitalization-related job roles within the aerospace, defence and security industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 16% quarter-on-quarter. Electrical and Electronics Engineers came in second with a share of 6% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 4% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent digitalization roles include Computer and Information Research Scientists with a 5% share in Q3 2022, Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a 4% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Raytheon Technologies, Boeing, Northrop Grumman and L3Harris Technologies. Together they accounted for a combined share of 11% of all digitalization-related active jobs in the aerospace, defence and security industry.
Raytheon Technologies posted 2,346 digitalization-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Boeing 1,228 jobs, Northrop Grumman 1,060 jobs, and L3Harris Technologies 928 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The largest share of digitalization-related new job postings in the aerospace, defence and security industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 70% followed by the UK (6%) and India (6%). The share represented by the US was -2% lower than the 72% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.