Industry Trends


Defence companies in the UK recorded overall turnover of more than £23bn last year, and annual export orders worth £5.9bn.

More than half (53%) of UK Defence companies employ a total of 4,300 apprentices and trainees.

60% of UK Defence companies are expecting growth of 10% or more in the next 12 months.

We understand your defence engineering needs:

Domestically the UK defence industry is set to continue on a healthy projection of growth, with more than half of defence companies expecting to grow by at least 10% over the next year. Modis’ defence and engineering arm is dedicated to creating bespoke recruitment solutions shaped perfectly to your own business needs in this ever-changing environment. Whether you’re seeking candidates for roles in the aerospace, automotive, defence, naval, government, energy or security industry, our specialist consultants can deliver the best solution for your organisation.

Our comprehensive database comprises of the industry’s very best defence and engineering professionals, with many choosing to work with Modis exclusively. We’ve also built longstanding relationships with some of the largest defence organisations in the world, so you can be assured of our competence and quality at the highest levels of defence recruitment.

Roles we recruit for:

  • Systems Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electronics Engineers
  • Safety Engineers
  • Infosec Engineers
  • Reliability Engineers
  • ILS Engineers
  • Project Managers

Want to know more?

Contact us now to discuss your requirements. If you are a candidate and want to join our community of leading defence and engineering professionals, submit your CV now.