Australia is one of the best destinations as relating to job opportunities for immigrants who seek permanent residence in the country, as many immigrants actually move to the country in order to find better career opportunities. This post is for the purpose of equipping you with the knowledge of the top 5 jobs that receive the highest Permanent Residence Visas.
Almost all the jobs were in demand in the Australia labor market between 2017 and 2018, with Managers, Technicians, and Professionals being the occupations with the most applications for permanent residence in Australia and this class was granted 64.8% of the Permanent Residence Visas between these years.
The permanent residence invitations granted under the skills residence in 2016/2017 amounted to a total number of 183,608 and this dwindled to 162,417 permanent residence invitations in 2017/2018. Last year however recorded the most invitations granted to Accountants, then Engineers and Nurses. Accountants and Engineers generally reach the top occupation limit very fast, with others coming after.
Top 5 occupations granted PR invitations include:
● Accountancy with 3505 invitations
● Software Engineering coming second place with 3112 invitations
● Registered Nurses with 1561 invitations
● Developer Programmers with 1487 invitations
● Cooks with 1257 invitations places
The Skilled Visa Category program occupies 35,528 spots with the migrants, with 29,307 spots filled under the Employer Nominated category and the remaining filled by migration scheme sponsored by the regions. Applications from India have as well filled up a total number of 33,310 spots in the Australia labour market under Skill Migration Programs which consist of the following:
● Australia State Sponsored Visa Program with 190 spots,
● Australia Skilled Independent Visa Program Subclass with 189 spots, and
● Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Program with 489 spots
A points-based immigration system is employed by the Australian Permanent Residence under the skills migration category to invite candidates. Even though there are lots of Visa applications, some occupations have low demand and the Australian immigration office first grant those with high demand before moving on to the others.
The qualification for applying for the PR Visa is achieving a minimum of 65 out of 100 points on the Australia Points Assessment Grid, which are calculated by one’s age, ability to adapt, educational qualification, language mastery as well as work experience.