SHORTAGE: This occupational group is expected to face labour shortage conditions over the period of 2019-2028 at the national level. The section below contains more detailed information regarding the outlook for this occupational group.
For Computer programmers and interactive media developers, over the period 2019-2028, new job openings (arising from expansion demand and replacement demand) are expected to total 64,200, while 75,800 new job seekers (arising from school leavers, immigration and mobility) are expected to be available to fill them.
As job openings and job seekers are projected to be relatively similar over the 2019-2028 period, the labour shortage conditions seen in recent years are expected to continue over the projection period.
Job Seekers: 210,661
Job Openings: 152,836
Job prospects for this career are rated Limited