With the information now available on the Express Entry admissions made for the year 2018, several interesting facts have emerged. To begin with, Software Developers and Computer Programmers continue to lead the number of admissions made even as some other in-demand professionals–like Auditors and accountants, for example are also not behind occupying the second spot in the list of the Express Entry admissions by intended occupations.
92,235 total Express Entry admissions made for 2018
Significantly, through the popular and extensively used Express Entry Programme of Canada the nation has made a total of 92,235 total Express Entry admissions for 2018, and this is up 41% on the 65,415 admissions registered in 2017.
It illustrates that not only high-skilled immigration to the destination is ballooning but also that Express Entry is presently the established corridor for high-skilled immigrants to the famed overseas hotspot.
Top 10 Express Entry Admissions by Intended Occupations for 2019
Coming back to the Express Entry admissions made by the intended occupations in 2018, these are the top 10 profession groups. Take a look and decide your Canada immigration plans, as a skilled worker and through Express Entry, in a better manner.
1)Software developers, computer programmers, web designers, computer engineers, chemical engineers
In 2018, the highest number of admissions made was under the NOC 21 for the professional occupations in natural and applied sciences. These were behind a staggering 14,320 admissions to the destination through Express Entry. It shows that Technology and engineering occupations are at the top of the list for the most in-demand positions in Canada. And, both as mentioned earlier come in the NOC Code 21. Professions comprising software developers, computer programmers, web designers, computer engineers, chemical engineers are a part of the occupation group even as the professionals from these jobs made up as high as 16% of the total Express Entry admissions in 2018 under the economic category.
2) Auditors and accountants, human resources professionals and business management consultants
With 5,640 admissions for NOC 11, professional occupations in business and finance found a place at the second spot in the list even as one-third of the total figure of admissions made under the occupation code, as mentioned before, was at the second spot in the list.
3)Financial managers, administrators, engineering managers and information systems managers
The professionals under the NOC Code 01-05, a part of the specialized middle management occupations, received 4,650 admissions and were third in the list.
4) Finance office supervisors, human resources and recruitment officers and legal administrative assistants
The professionals, under the NOC Code 12 a part of the Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations–received 4,265 admissions, and came at the fourth spot in the list.
5) Engineering and information technology professionals
Professionals under the NOC Code 22 a part of the Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences–received 3,645 admissions.
6) College and university professors & high school and elementary school teachers
These in-demand professionals under the NOC Code 40 a part of Professional occupations in education services–obtained 2,695 admissions to Canada through Express Entry in 2018.
7) Chefs and cooks, butchers and bakers
These in-demand professionals under the NOC Code 63 a part of the Service supervisors and specialized service occupations received 2,180 admissions to the hotspot through Express Entry in 2018. Butchers and fishmongers in the wholesale industry were especially highly wanted for Canada immigration.
8) Wholesale buyers, insurance brokers and real estate agents
These in-demand professionals, under the NOC Code 62 a part of the -Retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations–obtained 2,115 admissions. Jobs under the code include retails sales supervisors, at all times one of the key in-demand professions for Canada immigration via Express Entry in 2018.
9) Retail and wholesale trade managers & corporate sales managers and customer services managers
These in-demand professionals under the Code 06–a part of -Middle management occupations in retail and wholesale trade and customer services occupations–obtained 1,820 admissions via Express Entry in 2018 and featured in the top 10 list. Food service and accommodation managers also feature under the code.
10) Physicians, chiropractors, pharmacists, nutritionists and therapists
At the 10th spot in the list were these professionals under the NOC Code 31. A part of the Professional occupations in health (barring nursing), they received 1,775 admission in 2018 via Express Entry. It shows that skilled doctors are in-demand across many of the nation’s provinces, with several medical fields covered under the code for professional vocations in health.