Job prospects Information Systems Quality Assurance Analyst in British Columbia

Job opportunities for Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171) are good in British Columbia over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an information systems quality assurance analyst.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

information systems quality assurance analyst
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171) in British Columbia for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Information systems analysts and consultants in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 17,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Information systems analysts and consultants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 35%
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 8%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 7%
    • Monetary Authorities - central bank and securities, commodity contracts and other intermediation and related activities (NAICS 521, 522, 523): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 71% of information systems analysts and consultants work all year, while 29% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 16% of information systems analysts and consultants are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Cariboo Region Good Good
    Kootenay Region Good Good
    Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Good Good
    Nechako Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Coast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Northeast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Thompson–Okanagan Region Good Good
    Vancouver Island and Coast Region Good Good
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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