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 In-demand jobs overseas

It’s important to know the job market because it will help you decide on the course you will take in school. However, job trends vary over time. What may be “in” today may not be in demand in the next few years. For 2018, here are some of the most in-demand jobs in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, UK, and USA.



Data Analysts, Cyber Security and DevOps specialists, PHP, Drupal, Native iOS and Android and Microsoft SQL BI Developers, Business Development Managers, HR Business Partners, Policy Officers, Procurement professionals, Residential Property Managers, Project Managers, Site Managers and Contract Administrator, Project Lead Architects, Facilities Managers/Facilities Coordinators, Civil Design Engineers, Clinical Research Associates, Social Workers, Early Childhood Teachers, Deputy Principals and Principal, Customer Engagement Managers, Skilled Merchandise Planners, Project Engineers


General labourer (manufacturing and logistics), Sales representatives, Accountants, Engineering project managers, Business analysts, Customer service representatives, IT project managers, Account managers, Software engineers, Forklift operators, Truck drivers, Registered nurses, Retail Salespersons and Sales Clerks, Skilled Trade Workers, Financial managers, Food Counter Attendants, Kitchen Helpers, Cooks, Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists, Barbers, Hairdressers, and Beauticians, Couriers and delivery people, Customer Service Reps, Food and Beverage Servers, Healthcare Technicians, Administrative Assistants, Advertising, Marketing and PR Managers

New Zealand

Chef, Arborist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Agricultural Engineer, Forestry Scientist, Surveyor, Bricklayer, Building Contractor, Carpenter, Electrician, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Dental Technician, Dentist, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Midwife, Medical Laboratory Technician, Physician, Psychiatrist, Registered Nurse, Surgeon, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Systems Administrator, Game Developer, Software Developer, Network Administrator, Security Analyst, Data Analyst, Telecommunications Engineer, Tertiary Lecturer, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Chemical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Environmental Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Machinist, Fabrication Engineer, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Welder, Accountant, Transport manager, Heavy Truck Driver, Food Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Horse Trainer, Veterinarian, Baker, Metal Worker, Plastics Technician, Winemaker


IT security architects, Data analysts, Risk analysts, Part-qualified accountants, Civil engineers, Mechanical engineers, Electrical engineers, Payroll team leaders, Java developers, Safety case engineers, Building surveyors, Project managers, Medical Practitioners and Consultants, Social Workers, Nurses, Medical Radiographers, Medical and Dental Technicians, Biological Scientists and Biochemists


Commercial project manager, Full stack developer, Computer vision engineer, Machine learning engineer, Preconstruction manager, Construction superintendent, Optometrist, Data scientist, Chief estimator, Development operations engineer, Agile coach, Construction estimator, Senior talent acquisition manager, Plumbing engineer, Project superintendent, Staff pharmacist, Head of sales, Commercial real estate agent, Construction manager, Project architect, Product owner, Senior clinical specialist, User experience researcher, Registered nurse, Partnership manager


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