Australia attracts Irish people also for its developing labor market. Jobs of all kinds, from construction to IT can be found in Australia. Recognizing the popularity of IT jobs, I have made a small research of the job trends of various fields. I am using a job trend engine provided by recruit.net, which aggregates keywords from across the web listings in Australia. Of course this won’t be an exact trend, but absolutely gives the feel about it. For your own specialty, I would recommend to further look look into it (trends and actual listings).
Software Engineering and Programming Jobs
As you can see in the graph, There is a constant increase in the demand for programmer and software engineers in Australia. I have decided to choose three main popular technologies used for web applications software development: .NET, Java and PHP. Look at the bar on the left – showing the percentage out of the total Australian job postings.
.NET, Java and PHP Jobs in Australia
Web Design and Web Development Jobs