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Toronto in Canada added Over 80,000 IT jobs in last 5 years- Other Cities not far behind

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 29, Jul 2019

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Canadian province Toronto has fast emerged as the leading Technology hub of the word, with outstanding job growth years recorded by this city in last few years. Toronto ranks at no.3 position in CBRE's Scoring Tech Talent Report. This report from CBRE, ranks top 50 US and Canadian tech Markets based on thirteen unique parameters that comprise, job growth, completed tech degrees and talent supply, etc.

Let's find out more about this incredible tech job growth in the Toronto city of Ontario province in Canada.

Toronto added over 80,000 jobs in 5 years

In the recent Scoring Tech Talent Report of CBRE, Toronto ranks at no.3 position leaving behind the tech giant cities of USA, such as, Washington, D.C., Ney York, and Austin (Texas). The pool of tech talent in Toronto raised at the great pace compared to all other 50 cities in the list, adding the staggering 80,100 tech jobs in last five years, i.e. since 2013.The city of San Francisco Bay Area grabbed the first spot followed by the Seattle, though, the city of Toronto almost equals the number of tech jobs added by San Francisco Bay Area.

Other Canadian cities are not far behind in terms of adding tech talent

The rest of the Canadian cities also attracted significant number of tech talent, i.e. Vancouver secured 12th Place in the list of top 50 cities with highest tech job growth. Montreal grab the no.13 position, while the national capital of the maple leaf country, i.e. Ottawa remained at 19th place in the list.

Canada's leading Immigration programs are responding to the growing tech needs

The fast growing industries of Canada badly needs the enhanced access to global IT talent in order to meet the increasing labour shortages in various sectors. This is the reason that Canada's federal and provincial nominee programs have started responding to this tech talent need effectively in last few months.
Also read-Great Opportunity for Skilled Workers with STEM Education to get PR in Australia

Express Entry System Focused on tech talent in 2018

The federal express entry immigration system of Canadian federal government or IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) leads the list of immigration programs inviting skilled workers and IT professionals from overseas to allocate them permanent residency in Canada. Among the overall invited express entry candidates last year, i.e. in 2018, below three are the topmost and common occupations:
  • Software engineers and designers
  • Information systems analysts and consultants
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers
Although, occupation doesn't includes among the selection factor for Express Entry candidates. The key selection factors in the EE system are, age, qualification, work experience and Language proficiency in English or French, etc.

What is the express entry selection process?

The top ranking profiles in the express entry pool of candidates, get the invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residency from IRCC in the periodic express entry draw held in every 15 days. The invited candidates submit the complete Canada PR application within 60 days. And finally, the IRCC assess all submitted application and documents and issue the approval for Canada PR visa.

PNPs are also focusing on IT talent

Key Provincial Nominee Programs or PNPs of Canada are also focusing on inviting the IT professionals during their periodic draws and invitation rounds. Ontario, recently launched its Tech Draw to invite IT Professionals with relatively low CRS point score. Manitoba PNP, has recently announced to reduce the language proficiency requirement for IT professionals from CLB 7 to 5. Also, Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has also added the key IT occupations, in its SINP occupation in Demand list, i.e.
  • Computer programmers and
  • Interactive media developers
Moreover, other key immigration programs of Canada, i.e. BCPNP, Global Talent stream, etc. also emphasizes on inviting the tech talent through their periodic invitation rounds.

Best time to apply Canada PR if you are an IT Professional- call Expert now to apply

If you are an IT professional, this is the best time to apply permanent residency in Canada, as both federal and provincial immigration programs are preferring to invite the skilled and talented IT professional through regular draws/invitation rounds.

Hence, to prepare your immigration file for the best Canada immigration program, you may contact qualified and vastly experienced Canada immigration experts and professionals at Visas Avenue Immigration. Visas Avenue is a top and trusted Canadian Immigration Consultancy firm in India.

To start the process at earliest, you may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.

Disclaimer: Visas Avenue is primarily an immigration advisory company that offer consultation for world wide immigration options. Visas Avenue is not associated with any government authority or department of immigration and we don't deal in any type of job or job assistance services.



Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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