Asia-Pacific witnessed a 6.8% drop in IT hiring activity in the aerospace, defence & security industry in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

June 2022 has seen a decrease of 6.46% in the overall hiring activity when compared with May 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 21.46% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in June 2022, registering a decrease of 0.49% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in June 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Asia-Pacific with a share of 58.99% in June 2022, a 29.87% drop over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 26.46% in June 2022, marking a 9.91% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Computer and Information Research Scientists with a share of 5.82% in June 2022, a 50% drop from May 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 4.23% in June 2022, a 33.33% decline over the previous month.

Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Asia-Pacific’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average decline of 30.42% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Asia-Pacific’s aerospace, defence & security industry during June 2022 over previous month.

The Boeing posted 133 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered a decline of 41.67% over the previous month, followed by Raytheon Technologies with 68 jobs and a 34.62% drop. Elettronica with 57 IT jobs and Thales with 43 jobs, recorded a 16.18% drop and a 2.27% drop, respectively, while Cubic recorded a 30.77% increase with 17 job postings during June 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Asia-Pacific’s aerospace, defence & security industry

India commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with a 69.05% share in June 2022, a 27.7% decrease over May 2022. Australia featured next with a 14.29% share, down 39.33% over the previous month. Singapore recorded a 6.08% share, a growth of 27.78% compared with May 2022.

Mid Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Mid Level jobs held a share of 47.35%, down by 27.53% from May 2022. Junior Level positions with a 45.77% share, registered a decline of 28.51% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 6.88% share, down 7.14% over May 2022.