We are pleased to provide quarterly job postings as well as occupational demand projections for the Northumberland area.

Quarterly Job Postings

Advertising jobs online is a common approach among employers looking to hire. As a result, there is a wealth of information scattered across the Internet, identifying the employers’ qualifications needs and expectations. The information below presents the number of online job postings in the Northumberland Area by 4-digit occupation.

Note: These figures represent only job postings, which may or may not have been filled.
Job posting data is sourced from Vicinity Jobs

Northumberland2019 Q3 Job PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations351
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities232
6322 - Cooks213
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives174
6731 - Light duty cleaners145
7452 - Material handlers146
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses137
1241 - Administrative assistants118
6421 - Retail salespersons119
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers1110
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers1011
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services1012
1414 - Receptionists913
6513 - Food and beverage servers814
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations815
3233 - Licensed practical nurses716
6311 - Food service supervisors717
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks718
7237 - Welders and related machine operators719
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons620
6235 - Financial sales representatives621
7511 - Transport truck drivers622
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants523
6611 - Cashiers524
6741 - Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations525
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics526
0631 - Restaurant and food service managers427
1221 - Administrative officers428
3219 - Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)429
6341 - Hairstylists and barbers430
6562 - Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations431
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents432
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers433
0714 - Facility operation and maintenance managers334
1411 - General office support workers335
1431 - Accounting and related clerks336
1512 - Letter carriers337
3111 - Specialist physicians338
3222 - Dental hygienists and dental therapists339
3411 - Dental assistants340
4153 - Family, marriage and other related counsellors341
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness342
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers343
6512 - Bartenders344
7612 - Other trades helpers and labourers345
8431 - General farm workers346
9232 - Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators347
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors348
9615 - Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing349
0311 - Managers in health care250
0601 - Corporate sales managers251
1112 - Financial and investment analysts252
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations253
1242 - Legal administrative assistants254
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers255
1451 - Library assistants and clerks256
1521 - Shippers and receivers257
2131 - Civil engineers258
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers259
3131 - Pharmacists260
3213 - Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians261
4021 - College and other vocational instructors262
4030 - Teachers263
4031 - Secondary school teachers264
4163 - Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants265
4211 - Paralegal and related occupations266
4212 - Social and community service workers267
4411 - Home child care providers268
5212 - Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries269
5221 - Photographers270
6315 - Cleaning supervisors271
6332 - Bakers272
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations273
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers274
6623 - Other sales related occupations275
7441 - Residential and commercial installers and servicers276
0012 - Senior government managers and officials177
0111 - Financial managers178
0513 - Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors179
1122 - Professional occupations in business management consulting180
1211 - Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers181
1415 - Personnel clerks182
1513 - Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors183
1522 - Storekeepers and partspersons184
2111 - Physicists and astronomers185
2134 - Chemical engineers186
2281 - Computer network technicians187
2282 - User support technicians188
3113 - Dentists189
3114 - Veterinarians190
3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists191
3142 - Physiotherapists192
3143 - Occupational therapists193
3144 - Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment194
3223 - Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants195
3237 - Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment196
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates197
4152 - Social workers198
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants199
5227 - Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts1100
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)1101
6531 - Tour and travel guides1102
7205 - Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers1103
7252 - Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers1104
7291 - Roofers and shinglers1105
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers1106
7335 - Other small engine and small equipment repairers1107
8432 - Nursery and greenhouse workers1108
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers1109
9411 - Machine operators, mineral and metal processing1110
9416 - Metalworking and forging machine operators1111
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors1112
9533 - Other wood products assemblers and inspectors1113
9614 - Labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing1114

Occupational Demand Projections

Below you will find occupational demand projections for the Northumberland area. The occupations are ranked based on the total projected demand between 2016 and 2021.

The occupations and their preceding four digit code are based on the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada National Occupational Classification (NOC) system. The NOC system consists of 500 unit groups which capture every occupation in the economy. It is for this so called ‘unit group’ that the projections have been developed by the WDB.

To learn more about occupational codes and the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

OccupationNumber of Jobs in 2016Number of Jobs in 2021Expected RetireesTotal DemandRank
6421 Retail salespersons147815302252771
0621 Retail and wholesale trade managers9449791782142
0821 Managers in agriculture7256382791933
4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers9601018821404
6341 Hairstylists and barbers4814891231325
6711 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations687751651296
1221 Administrative officers574622761247
1241 Administrative assistants461488841118
6733 Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents298330761099
6731 Light duty cleaners5205735310610
1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers3193517410611
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses538575508712
5136 Painters, sculptors and other visual artists142162638313
6611 Cashiers627655548313
1454 Survey interviewers and statistical clerks204209758015
4112 Lawyers and Quebec notaries163185578015
1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting138158607917
3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates628672337818
4031 Secondary school teachers528560457719
1111 Financial auditors and accountants155176527420
6513 Food and beverage servers284312406721
1414 Receptionists178190536622
6232 Real estate agents and salespersons175181576323
8612 Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers297332266124
7611 Construction trades helpers and labourers28233296025
4212 Social and community service workers441469315926
5133 Musicians and singers111120485727
6541 Security guards and related security service occupations8496425328
1411 General office support workers295323245229
0631 Restaurant and food service managers284312245130
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants521557124831
6322 Cooks280306214732
7513 Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs105112394633
7237 Welders and related machine operators00454534
6231 Insurance agents and brokers240249334235
7514 Delivery and courier service drivers153161344235
6622 Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers275285314037
7521 Heavy equipment operators (except crane)145169164037
9522 Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers00393939
9422 Plastics processing machine operators00383840
7271 Carpenters20924703741
5121 Authors and writers7983333741
1431 Accounting and related clerks157167273741
5242 Interior designers and interior decorators5158303644
7511 Transport truck drivers177192213644
0711 Construction managers113133153546
6411 Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)108118243447
6552 Other customer and information services representatives29833203447
0601 Corporate sales managers3335323349
1521 Shippers and receivers176186243350