The US aerospace, defence and security industry experienced a 21% drop in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Raytheon Technologies with 15,351 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of aerospace, defence and security company job postings. Gain an in-depth understanding of the important United States defense market drivers, defense strategies, and market sizing by sectors with GlobalData’s United States of America (USA) Defense Market report. Buy the report here.
Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 16% share of the US’s aerospace, defence and security industry new job postings in Q1 2023, down by 23% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive aerospace, defence and security hiring activity
Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 16% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were down by 30% year-on-year. Second highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 16% and drop by 27% year-on-year, and third highest were Management Occupations, which were 13% of the new job postings and 19% lower year-on-year.
Top five companies in aerospace, defence and security accounted for 53% of hiring activity
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