The Asia-Pacific aerospace, defence and security industry experienced a 6% drop in new job postings in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by RTX with 663 job postings, according to GlobalData’s analysis of aerospace, defence and security company job postings. GlobalData’s Aerospace, Defense & Security: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.
Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 22% share of the Asia-Pacific aerospace, defence and security industry’s total new job postings in Q3 2023, drop 17% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive aerospace, defence and security industry hiring activity
Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 22% new job postings, was the occupation with the greatest hiring activity in the Asia-Pacific aerospace, defence and security industry in Q3 2023 , ahead of Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 13% share of new job postings.
The other prominent roles included Management Occupations with an 11% share in Q3 2023, Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 6% share and Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.
Top five companies accounted for 62% of hiring activity
RTX posted 663 jobs in Q3 2023 and registered a decline of 53% over the previous quarter, followed by Boeing with 452 jobs and a 27% growth. Thales, with 439 jobs, and Airbus, with 436 jobs, recorded a 6% drop and an 85% rise, respectively, while Saab recorded a 65% increase with a 244 new job postings during Q3 2023.
Regional analysis of hiring in the Asia-Pacific aerospace, defence and security industry, Q3 2023
India held the leading share of the Asia-Pacific aerospace, defence and security hiring activity with a 42.82% share, a 24% increase over Q2 2023. Australia was next with 24.03%, four-percentage-point down over the previous quarter.
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