Despite the coronavirus and challenging economic outlook, some occupations have actually increased in demand.
As you might expect these include a lot of medical and health workers, but also teachers and many job categories in the construction industry.
|Rank||Job Category||Occupation ID||Occupation Ceiling|
|Increase From 2019|
|2||University Lecturers and Tutors||2421||5,042||1,635|
|3||Other Specialist Managers||1399||4,188||1,144|
|4||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||2335||2,682||1,082|
|5||Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers||2411||3,321||1,027|
|6||Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers||3223||4,866||883|
|8||Electronics Trades Workers||3423||2,047||734|
|9||General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers||2531||4,257||707|
|10||Secondary School Teachers||2414||8,716||664|
|11||Special Education Teachers||2415||1,721||610|
|16||Animal Attendants and Trainers||3611||1,239||188|
|17||Civil Engineering Professionals||2332||3,919||147|
|19||Bricklayers and Stonemasons||3311||1,712||102|
|20||Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers||2212||1,619||67|
|21||Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals||2349||1,056||56|
|22||Medical Laboratory Scientists||2346||1,536||31|
Occupations with Decreased Demand in 2021
Naturally, with the current recession and highest unemployment in a generation, many job categories have seen reduced demand for 2021.
However, on the bright side they are still in demand and you only need one job, so if you have any of these skills and dream of starting a new life in Australia, then it is well worth applying.
Below are the top 20 occupations with most reduced demand in 2020-2021 compared to 2019.
|Rank||Job Category||Occupation ID||Occupation Ceiling 2020-2021||Change From 2019|
|2||Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials||4523||1,262||-2,809|
|4||Carpenters and Joiners||3312||6,812||-1,724|
|7||Architects and Landscape Architects||2321||1,452||-719|
|8||Wall and Floor Tilers||3334||1,000||-682|
|9||Metal Fitters and Machinists||3232||6,335||-672|
|14||Software and Applications Programmers||2613||8,405||-343|
|15||ICT Business and Systems Analysts||2611||2,273||-314|
|16||Computer Network Professionals||2631||2,245||-308|
|18||Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics||3421||1,581||-270|
|20||Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists||2621||2,667||-220|
How to Get a Visa if your Occupation is not on the list
Before you submit your Expression of Interest form it is very important that you do your research and seek advice from experts. Schedule an appointment with our experienced registered MARA visa agents.
Another good way of getting a visa is being sponsored by an employer. The Employer Nomination Scheme visa lets skilled workers, who are nominated by their employer, live and work in Australia permanently.