Twenty top occupations in demand in Australia

The latest Labour Market Update report from Jobs and Skills Australia has provided the list of the top 20 occupations in demand nationally in past quarter. This information is derived from a range of Jobs and Skills Australia and Australian Bureau of Statistics data sources, as well as The Internet Vacancy Index (IVI) – a monthly count of online job advertisements.

The top 20 occupations in demand nationally in Australia in that quarter were:

  1. Registered Nurses
  2. Software and Applications Programmers
  3. Aged and Disabled Carers
  4. Child Carers
  5. Construction Managers
  6. Motor Mechanics
  7. Retail Managers
  8. Chefs
  9. Generalist Medical Practitioners
  10. Metal Fitters and Machinists
  11. ICT Business and Systems Analysts
  12. Civil Engineering Professionals
  13. Electricians
  14. Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers
  15. Contract, Program and Project Administrators
  16. Advertising and Marketing Professionals
  17. Physiotherapists
  18. Gardeners
  19. Mining Engineers
  20. Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists

The full list and other useful labour market information such as variability in annual growth of wages or number of online vacancies in each singe state or territory is available for download on my website in blog section.

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