5 High Demand Occupations in Australia, which Need Skilled Professionals
Australia is the most desired country by the immigrants all over the world to live or settle permanently. Australia’s lifestyle, standards of living, stable economy, diversified culture, democratic government rules, etc. lure a vast number of skilled professionals to come to Australia and settle here on a permanent basis.
Australia too needs the skilled professional in view of ongoing skill shortage arose due to low population growth in the country. So, all in all, it’s all win situation for both Australia as country as well as the immigrants seeking to establish themselves abroad. However, if you aspire to live in Australia, you must know as to which are the top high demand occupations in the land down under. Let’s take a look at the 5 of the top high demand occupations in Oz.
(Note: With effect from April 19, 2017, Australian Government has replaced the old Occupation lists, i.e. SOL & CSOL with new Skilled Occupation lists, i.e. Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) & Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL).
The visa applicants, eligible to nominate an occupation from STSOL, also have access to some occupations in MLTSSL. Hence, both the lists (STSOL & MLTSSL) have been combined to form a new Combined List of Eligible Skilled Occupations and hence, there is no separate STSOL list.)
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Top 5 high demand occupations in Australia
Australian government ever year releases lists of high demand occupations in the country, i.e. Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) and Combined List of Eligible Occupations. Here are the 5 high demand occupations in the list.
- IT Professionals
The occupation of IT Professionals is the evergreen occupation when it comes to high demand occupations in the country. IT professionals always remain in demand in most of the advanced countries. As per a recent reliable report, Find below the list of few high demand IT occupation in Australia.
|Occupation ID||Description||Occupation Ceiling Value 2017-18||Invitations to date|
|2611||ICT Business and Systems Analysts*||1574||546|
|2613||Software and Applications Programmers*||6202||2170|
|2621||Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists||2391||132|
|2631||Computer Network Professionals*||1318||455|
- Accounts and Finance
This is another key high demand occupation in Australia. Every year thousands of accounting professionals apply for Accounts and finance professional opportunities in the land down under. The Oz government has announced to accept 4785 applications for this occupation for the year 2017-18, out of which, 1434 applications have already been received.
- Construction Management
Fast growing Australian industries are involved in multiple infrastructures and commercial development projects and hence, it needs the vast number of construction professionals in this sector. The Australian regions, i.e. Melbourne, New South Wales, etc. primarily need the constriction managers in good numbers. A total of 5400 spots need to be filled for the year 2017-18, however, only 36 applications have been received till now.
The industries like manufacturing, civil, mining, infrastructure and defence, etc. need Engineers in large numbers. For the year 2016-17, the government will accept more than 2000 applications.
- Registered Nurses
Registered Nurses are in huge demand in Australia. The government has decided to accept 16,741 applications for 2016-17; however, only 568 applications have been received till now from all parts of the world.
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