DIBP Skillselect released a list of occupations and their respective ceilings on their website and is updating it as positions are filled. We have compiled the top 10 occupations that have the largest number of positions available.
The data below are accurate as of August 6, 2014:
|Occupation Id||Occupation||No. of positions allocated||Actual Results to date|
|3312||Carpenters and Joiners||7164||20|
|2414||Secondary School Teachers||7002||26|
|3232||Metal Fitters and Machinists||6816||8|
|2613||Software and Applications Programmers||5004||280|
|3223||Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers||4482||7|
Nursing leads the list as it has the largest amount of positions allocated with 15,042. It's more than double the allocated positions in any occupation in the list. Even though Nursing leads with the number of allocated positions, Accountants lead in the number of positions filled with 432, with Nursing comes at second with 296.
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