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.

Northumberland2019 Q1 Job PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations541
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses292
6421 - Retail salespersons292
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations284
6322 - Cooks255
6731 - Light duty cleaners255
7452 - Material handlers207
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities178
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives159
8431 - General farm workers159
1241 - Administrative assistants1411
7271 - Carpenters1411
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers1313
3233 - Licensed practical nurses1313
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks1313
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers1216
3411 - Dental assistants1017
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers1017
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness919
6611 - Cashiers919
1221 - Administrative officers821
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services821
6732 - Specialized cleaners821
0114 - Other administrative services managers724
3113 - Dentists724
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)724
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)724
1411 - General office support workers628
4021 - College and other vocational instructors628
6235 - Financial sales representatives628
6513 - Food and beverage servers628
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations628
6563 - Pet groomers and animal care workers628
7253 - Gas fitters628
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers628
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers628
9232 - Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators628
1431 - Accounting and related clerks538
5212 - Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries538
6311 - Food service supervisors538
7511 - Transport truck drivers538
8432 - Nursery and greenhouse workers538
9441 - Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers538
9536 - Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators538
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants445
1222 - Executive assistants445
1414 - Receptionists445
2253 - Drafting technologists and technicians445
3125 - Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating445
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants445
0601 - Corporate sales managers351
0714 - Facility operation and maintenance managers351
3222 - Dental hygienists and dental therapists351
4031 - Secondary school teachers351
4212 - Social and community service workers351
5221 - Photographers351
6221 - Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade351
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons351
6623 - Other sales related occupations351
7237 - Welders and related machine operators351
7305 - Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators351
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics351
0631 - Restaurant and food service managers263
1114 - Other financial officers263
1122 - Professional occupations in business management consulting263
1512 - Letter carriers263
1521 - Shippers and receivers263
3111 - Specialist physicians263
3131 - Pharmacists263
3143 - Occupational therapists263
3231 - Opticians263
3232 - Practitioners of natural healing263
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates263
6211 - Retail sales supervisors263
6562 - Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations263
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers263
8252 - Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers263
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors263
0013 - Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services179
0125 - Other business services managers179
0711 - Construction managers179
0731 - Managers in transportation179
1112 - Financial and investment analysts179
1121 - Human resources professionals179
1225 - Purchasing agents and officers179
1226 - Conference and event planners179
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers179
1415 - Personnel clerks179
1422 - Data entry clerks179
1523 - Production logistics co-ordinators179
1524 - Purchasing and inventory control workers179
1525 - Dispatchers179
2111 - Physicists and astronomers179
2121 - Biologists and related scientists179
2123 - Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists179
2131 - Civil engineers179
2172 - Database analysts and data administrators179
2225 - Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists179
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians179
2261 - Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians179
2263 - Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety179
3114 - Veterinarians179
3124 - Allied primary health practitioners179
3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists179
3212 - Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants179
3216 - Medical sonographers179
3219 - Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)179
3237 - Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment179
4012 - Post-secondary teaching and research assistants179
4030 - Teachers179
4152 - Social workers179
4167 - Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers179
4215 - Instructors of persons with disabilities179
5113 - Archivists179
5243 - Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers179
5245 - Patternmakers - textile, leather and fur products179
5252 - Coaches179
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers179
6341 - Hairstylists and barbers179
6512 - Bartenders179
6742 - Other service support occupations, n.e.c.179
7236 - Ironworkers179
7241 - Electricians (except industrial and power system)179
7242 - Industrial electricians179
7291 - Roofers and shinglers179
7381 - Printing press operators179
7621 - Public works and maintenance labourers179
8255 - Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services179
8611 - Harvesting labourers179
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers179
9423 - Rubber processing machine operators and related workers179
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors179
9533 - Other wood products assemblers and inspectors179
9611 - Labourers in mineral and metal processing179

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