Boeing continued its huge technologist hiring spree in March, outpacing tech-hiring powerhouses corresponding to Amazon, Humana, and Deloitte.
This information comes from CompTIA’s newest job report, which attracts its information from Emsi Burning Glass, which collects and analyzes thousands and thousands of job postings from throughout the nation. Boeing not solely outpaced different corporations, but in addition surpassed its notably excessive numbers from February, when it posted 6,233 know-how jobs. Right here’s the total chart:
What’s behind this spike of technologist hiring on the plane maker? As we talked about final month, the corporate hasn’t introduced a brand new airplane or line of enterprise. Nonetheless, there have been reviews of manufacturing points and sluggish plane deliveries over the previous few months, so maybe this tech hiring is supposed to assist the corporate ease its present bottlenecks. (Like many corporations, Boeing additionally works on new merchandise in high secret; it’s not out of the query that every one these technologists are engaged on one thing like an plane that simply hasn’t been introduced but.)
In the meantime, the unemployment price for tech occupations hit 1.3 % in March, the bottom degree since June 2019. In accordance with calculations by CompTIA, employer job postings for know-how positions additionally rose to 412,000 final month, a rise of 29,000 from February. “The already tight labor market simply turned even tighter as competitors for tech expertise reaches near-record ranges,” Tim Herbert, chief analysis officer at CompTIA, wrote in an announcement accompanying the information. “For any employer counting on the outdated hiring playbook, it’s time to rethink approaches to recruiting and retention.”
For technologists, the present demand for tech expertise provides extra alternatives for negotiation over issues like wage and advantages. If an organization wants your expertise, they’ll have that dialogue—whether or not they’re a small startup or a significant airplane producer.