Software engineers and Computer programmers top the wanted list
If you are applying to move to Canada, you need to know the top 5 occupations being invited to immigrate to Canada by the Federal Government. Since 2015, the Express Entry has attracted almost 230,000 high-skilled foreign workers and almost 54,000 former international students (in 2018 alone) who settled in Canada permanently.
The top 5 occupations of people invited to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry are:
- Software engineers and designers
Software engineers and designers are No1 on the list of occupations invited to immigrate to Canada. They are usually employed in information technology consulting firms, information technology research and development firms, and information technology units throughout the private and public sectors. They may also be self-employed
Software engineers conduct research, evaluate and synthesize technical information to design, develop and test computer-based systems. They also evaluate, integrate and maintain software applications, technical environments, information warehouses and telecommunications software.
- Information systems analysts
Information systems analysts are next on the list of occupations invited to immigrate to Canada. They analyze systems requirements, develop and implement information systems development plans, policies and procedures, and provide advice on a wide range of information systems.
- Computer programmers
If you love computer games, video, film and can develop mobile applications, your talents can also help you immigrate to Canada faster. Computer programmers write, modify, integrate and test computer code for software applications, data processing applications, operating systems-level software, and communications software. They are employed in computer software development firms, information technology consulting firms, and information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.
- Financial auditors and accountants
With all the backlog of taxes and budget deficits that need to be managed, post- COVID-19, Accountants and tax experts will be invited to immigrate to Canada. Financial auditors and accountants examine and analyze the accounting and financial records of individuals and establishments to ensure accuracy and compliance with established accounting standards and procedures.
- Advertising, marketing and public relations professionals
The glamour profession of Advertising, Marketing and PR also fall into the wanted list of occupations the Government is inviting to immigrate to Canada under the Express Entry. This unit group includes specialists in advertising, marketing and public relations. They analyze, develop and implement communication strategies as well as create promotional campaigns. There are almost 55,000 advertising agencies in Canada currently
How else can you qualify to immigrate to Canada?
If you do not belong to any of these top 5 professions, you can still become a Canadian permanent resident by applying through any of the other 10 Government approved methods of immigrating to Canada. With over 1.2 million highly skilled immigrants expected in Canada by 2023 and 578 licensed airlines operating in the market, Canada and the world seem ready for each other. So, can you.