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.

Northumberland2018 Q3 Job PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations381
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses342
6421 - Retail salespersons253
3233 - Licensed practical nurses244
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities205
1241 - Administrative assistants156
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations147
6322 - Cooks138
6731 - Light duty cleaners138
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services1210
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives1210
6611 - Cashiers1210
6513 - Food and beverage servers1113
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers1014
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants815
6235 - Financial sales representatives815
7452 - Material handlers815
1411 - General office support workers718
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers718
6311 - Food service supervisors718
6562 - Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations718
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers718
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers623
3143 - Occupational therapists623
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)623
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks623
7511 - Transport truck drivers623
1221 - Administrative officers528
4021 - College and other vocational instructors528
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness528
7237 - Welders and related machine operators528
8432 - Nursery and greenhouse workers528
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors528
0112 - Human resources managers434
0631 - Restaurant and food service managers434
1223 - Human resources and recruitment officers434
1431 - Accounting and related clerks434
2225 - Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists434
3411 - Dental assistants434
4212 - Social and community service workers434
6332 - Bakers434
8431 - General farm workers434
0911 - Manufacturing managers343
1122 - Professional occupations in business management consulting343
1215 - Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations343
1222 - Executive assistants343
1414 - Receptionists343
3111 - Specialist physicians343
3131 - Pharmacists343
4030 - Teachers343
4031 - Secondary school teachers343
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons343
6341 - Hairstylists and barbers343
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations343
6623 - Other sales related occupations343
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers343
0411 - Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration257
0711 - Construction managers257
1114 - Other financial officers257
2241 - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians257
2242 - Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)257
3113 - Dentists257
3132 - Dietitians and nutritionists257
4152 - Social workers257
4413 - Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants257
6732 - Specialized cleaners257
7253 - Gas fitters257
7271 - Carpenters257
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics257
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers257
7335 - Other small engine and small equipment repairers257
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators257
7612 - Other trades helpers and labourers257
8611 - Harvesting labourers257
9232 - Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators257
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors257
9617 - Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing257
0114 - Other administrative services managers178
0124 - Advertising, marketing and public relations managers178
0125 - Other business services managers178
0211 - Engineering managers178
0213 - Computer and information systems managers178
0422 - School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education178
0601 - Corporate sales managers178
0632 - Accommodation service managers178
0731 - Managers in transportation178
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants178
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers178
1415 - Personnel clerks178
1422 - Data entry clerks178
1432 - Payroll clerks178
1435 - Collectors178
1521 - Shippers and receivers178
1523 - Production logistics co-ordinators178
2131 - Civil engineers178
2141 - Industrial and manufacturing engineers178
2172 - Database analysts and data administrators178
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers178
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians178
2282 - User support technicians178
3114 - Veterinarians178
3124 - Allied primary health practitioners178
3142 - Physiotherapists178
3215 - Medical radiation technologists178
4153 - Family, marriage and other related counsellors178
4155 - Probation and parole officers and related occupations178
5121 - Authors and writers178
5212 - Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries178
5241 - Graphic designers and illustrators178
5242 - Interior designers and interior decorators178
6321 - Chefs178
6512 - Bartenders178
6521 - Travel counsellors178
6531 - Tour and travel guides178
6621 - Service station attendants178
6741 - Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations178
7233 - Sheet metal workers178
7251 - Plumbers178
7322 - Motor vehicle body repairers178
7332 - Appliance servicers and repairers178
7441 - Residential and commercial installers and servicers178
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)178
7622 - Railway and motor transport labourers178
8252 - Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers178
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers178
9417 - Machining tool operators178
9461 - Process control and machine operators, food, beverage and associated products processing178
9523 - Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers178
9614 - Labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing178
9615 - Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing178

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