Settlement Guide

Settlement Guide: top 5 in demand jobs in Australia

Source: AAP

The 457 temporary visa program is the main path for foreign workers into Australia. Each year, the federal government receives over 50 thousand 457 visa applications. So, what are the most in-demand jobs?

1. Developer programmer

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Teacher in Front of Whiteboard
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2. Cook

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Asian Cooks
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3. Café or Restaurant Manager

A Thai barista at the fourth annual Primo Italiano Festival, in Stanley Street, East Sydney on Sunday 25th May 2008. (AAP Image/ Robert McGrath) NO ARCHIVING
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4. Marketing Specialist

 

 

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Group of Businesspeople
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5. ICT Business Analyst

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The top three citizenship countries for primary visa grants in the 2014-15 program year to 30 June 2015 were India (24.3%), the United Kingdom (17.2%) and the People’s Republic of China (6.9%).

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