Canada offers plenty of job opportunities in several fields. This has prompted migrants from around the world to choose to work in Canada attracted by the promise of good salaries, work-life balance and excellent quality of life.

Among the myriad professionals calling home, the leading migrants are from the IT sector. IT jobs are mainly concentrated in

  • Vancouver,
  • Montreal,
  • Alberta,

In addition to Calgary, Edmonton and increasingly nowadays in Toronto. Vancouver is also regarded as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Canada and has majority of the IT jobs along with Alberta and Montreal.

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A review of the job sites in Canada reveals top job titles in demand in the IT space, these include:

  • Developer / programmer (not surprising)
  • IT project manager
  • Quality assurance analyst
  • Data analyst
  • IT business analyst
  • Senior software engineer
  • Network administrator
  • Technical support specialist

While looking at the top technologies in demand include

  • Business Intelligence Analysts,
  • Cloud Architects,
  • Cloud Systems Engineers,
  • IT Project Manager,
  • Data Scientists,
  • Developers (web, software, mobile),
  • DevOps Engineers, Full-Stack Developers.

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High paying entry level positions include Computer Programmers earning from $44,450 & more, Web Developers starting from $34,770 & more, Computer Support Specialist earning $28,990.

In 2019 there were 348,500 positions for IT project managers, computer and information systems managers earned median salaries of $131,600; while computer hardware engineers vied for 77,700 positions with a median of $ 111,730

If you are an IT professional considering migrating to Canada under the express entry program or want to get Canada PR under the provincial nominee program, you can send your CV for a free evaluation to our migration experts at info@smi.legal – be sure to include details like your date of birth, your degrees & certifications, job titles and duration of assignments and whether you have taken any English tests (IELTS).

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