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Latest news: Australian IT job market is booming

While technological and social change is leading to a current contraction in many other job markets, it is quite the opposite situation in IT, making it the perfect time to future-proof your career with specialised, career-ready training.

The good news is that we are an international organisation that really understands this, offering a huge range of online tech courses. There’s no better time to begin a career in IT than now – read on to find out all the reasons why.

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IT dominates lists predicting jobs in demand for the future

A recent article by Seek listed web and app developers among the most in-demand job applicants in Australia right now, among nurses and care workers. The need for skilled web developers will continue to grow in the digital age, where a good website is needed for all businesses in order to stand out. Skilled developers are also needed in public sector industries like hospitals and the police force as everything moves online.

Looking further forward into the future of tech, Careers with STEM writes that data-modelling, cloud architecture, and cyber security and forensics workers will be increasingly needed in Australia. In New Zealand, it’s estimated that an additional 4,000-5,000 new technology workers are needed in the coming years to satisfy its booming tech start-up environment. 

What all this means is that qualified coders, developers, data scientists and anyone trained in IT won’t be stuck for jobs in the near future. And with the pace of technological advancements not looking to slow down any time soon, getting trained in IT now means you’ll be set with a job for life. 

High job satisfaction

There’s even more good news for IT specialists if you also want to be in a job you actually enjoy.

Back in 2016, CareerFAQs published a list of the happiest jobs, based on research by CareerBliss, with tech jobs making up seven of the top ten occupations.

This 2021 article by HRD lists Java developer, data scientist, and information security engineer among the top 10 job roles with the highest employee satisfaction ratings.

So, if you are working in IT you are very likely to find yourself both in demand and enjoying your career.

Current job demand in Australia and New Zealand

The good news for those in Australia and NZ is that the demand in the IT job market is on the up and up, especially since the pandemic. Since the closure of borders due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, skilled worker migration has been stunted and therefore there’s a huge opportunity for domestic workers to upskill or find new roles in tech. 

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Expand your IT skillset

Specialised training is more important than ever. Now is the perfect time to get yourself skilled in IT, to catch that wave before the rest of Australia catches on. It also means that without such training, the rest of your hard earned experience could become irrelevant in the job market of the future, as even outside of specialist tech careers, the majority of careers will require the use of such skills. Career ready training is, therefore, a must.

Thankfully, our career consultants are here to help, offering a wide range of accredited IT courses developed for the Australian and New Zealand markets to skill you up and put you in the driving seat for your career future. 

There are many flexible offerings available, so take that all-important step to find the course to meet your future needs. Realise the requisite skills and qualifications to make your resume really stand out in the booming IT job market. Contact us today to find your next role in this booming industry.