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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 07:15

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Information and communications technology jobs were the biggest category on the online jobs site SEEK during 2016, the company said today.

But, at the other end of the spectrum, there was still a big demand for carers, SEEK spokesperson Kendra Banks said.

"When we analysed our data to identify Australia’s top jobs outside the ICT industry, based on the largest job ad volumes and growth over the past 12 months, professionals in carer roles, such as nurses and emergency services, topped the list along with engineers,” she said.

Apart from ICT, the top jobs on SEEK for 2016 were for:

  • Project engineers and drafting engineers.
  • Emergency service specialists and ambulance paramedics.
  • Clinical/medical researchers and nurses (midwifery and neo-natal).

Banks said Australia’s growing population and increasing life expectancy could be the reason for growth for demand in engineering, emergency services, medical and nursing roles.

Across the country, demand for project engineers and drafting engineers has increased 55.43% and 39.81% year-on-year respectively.

The average advertised salaries for these jobs were: project engineers – $99,541, and drafting engineers – $69,740.

Nationally, emergency service jobs (average advertised salary $79,897) increased 47.59% while jobs for ambulance paramedics (average advertised salary $72,565) rose 42.24%, both year-on-year.

Ads on SEEK for clinical/medical researchers (average advertised salary $80,470) increased 41.02% while ads for nursing (average advertised salary $71,152) were up 50.33%, both year-on-year.


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