Saturday, 6 December 2014

Skills in Demand in Australia

Professionals in below sectors are in high demand in Australia.
  1. Retailers
  2. Helathcare
  3. Plumbers
  4. Information Technology
  5. Accountants
  6. Construction workers and Engineers.
There are 2 occupation lists compiled by Australian Government.

  1. SOL- Skilled Occupation List
  2. CSOL- Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List
If you wish to apply for 189 visa, your occupation must be in SOL. If you wish to apply for any other skilled visa like 190 or 487, your occupation must be available in CSOL.

e.g. Software tester occupation is not in the SOL but it is there in CSOL. So you can not apply for the 189 visa but you can apply for 190 or 487 visa. 

Below is the list of information technology professionals assessed by ACS.

  1. ICT business Analyst 261111
  2. Systems Analyst         261112
  3. Analyst Programmer 261311
  4. Developer Programmer 261312
  5. Software Engineer         261313

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