Which IT related jobs are best for getting permanent residency?
First of all, I know that it is very difficult to get permanent residency in Australia. However, I also know that it's possible to have sponsorship from your employer and apply for permanent residency. So I'm willing to try my best. Now I'm only starting out in an Australian university as an International student. I have an Information Technology background so that is my preferred course but my university also offers courses in Software Engineering and Business Informatics. I'm just wondering which course to study so I'll be able to get a job that has the most demand in Australia and I can have a higher chance of getting permanent residency. Basically, the software engineering course makes you a programmer/developer, the business informatics course gives you jobs related to the business side of IT like project managers and the "IT" course is a mix of both software and business. Also, I have interest in all three courses as they are kind of related so I'm just focusing on future outcomes.
Asked By: - 11/21/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Gaining employment in the IT industry is extremely competitive here in Australia. That's something you'll need to consider.
Answered By: Who's Warlow? - 11/22/2012
Additional Answers (2)
Basically neither. For the past 3-4 years Australia has been outsourcing its IT to India and China who work for peanuts. There are plenty of Australian IT professionals out of work because of this... More
Answered By: Bernie the Bunyip - 11/22/2012
There are several more changes of the profession list before you will be able to apply. There will also be a change in federal government. There is absolutely no way of predicting whether anything in IT will be on the PR profession list.
Answered By: Katty - 11/22/2012
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Local Positions Open in Your Area. Hiring Now - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
Other Career Questions
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.