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Express Entry occupations: tech and business candidates fared best in 2019

OccupationNOC2019 invitations2018-2019 difference2019 % of total
Software engineers and designers21736,529+4037.7%
Information systems analysts and consultants21714,645-7845.4%
Computer programmers and interactive media developers21743,819+3694.5%
Financial auditors and accountants11112,607+1243.1%
Administrative assistants12412,407+722.8%
Professional occupations in business management
consulting
11221,838-772.2%
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations11231,808-2412.1%
Administrative officers12211,694+2382%
University professors and lecturers40111,684-2582%
Advertising, marketing and public relations managers01241,588-1871.9%
Financial and investment analysts11121,549-3721.8%
Food service supervisors11221,544+1091.8%
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers13111,484+2881.7%
Mechanical engineers21321,416+1421.7%
Database analysts and data administrators21721,312+2741.5%
OtherN/A49,376N/A57.9%
OccupationNOCInvitations issued with arranged employment
Computer programmers and interactive
media developers
2174916
Software engineers and designers2173871
Food service supervisors6311838
Cooks6322692
Information systems analysts and consultants2171647
University professors and lecturers4011501
Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services0013364
Computer and information systems managers0213336
Graphic designers and illustrators5241331
Administrative assistants1241218
Retail sales supervisors6211209
Administrative officers1221192
Senior managers - construction,
transportation, production and utilities
0016180
Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and
other services
0015157
Agricultural service contractors, farm
supervisors and specialized livestock workers
8252142
OtherN/A4311