Job prospects Information Systems Quality Assurance Analyst in Québec
Job opportunities for Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171) are good in Québec over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an information systems quality assurance analyst.
Job opportunities in Québec
The employment outlook will be good for Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171) in Québec 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.
A Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, business administration or a related field, or a college diploma in computer science is usually required to enter this occupation. Programming experience remains an almost unavoidable condition, as is bilingualism. Employers are looking for candidates with interpersonal skills such as the ability to collaborate and to work in a team, as well as personal competencies such as rigour, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to deliver expected results.
The evolution of employment in this occupation depends on the demand for computer services which continues to grow. The increase in online services, cloud computing, the development of mobile applications, the need to integrate several electronic platforms (smartphones, computers, tablets, etc.) and the requirement for increased cybersecurity will continue to contribute to the creation of new positions.
Here are some key facts about Information systems analysts and consultants in Québec:
- Approximately 51,300 people work in this occupation.
- Information systems analysts and consultants mainly work in the following sectors:
- Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 36%
- Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing (NAICS 52, 53): 11%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
- Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 7%
- Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 5%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 80% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 20% for all occupations
- 71% of information systems analysts and consultants work all year, while 29% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 33 weeks for all occupations.
- 12% of information systems analysts and consultants are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Québec by economic region.
|Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region||Good Good|
|Bas-Saint-Laurent Region||Good Good|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||Good Good|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||Good Good|
|Chaudière-Appalaches Region||Good Good|
|Côte-Nord Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Estrie Region||Good Good|
|Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region||Good Good|
|Lanaudière Region||Good Good|
|Laurentides Region||Good Good|
|Laval Region||Good Good|
|Mauricie Region||Good Good|
|Montréal Region||Good Good|
|Montérégie Region||Good Good|
|Nord-du-Québec Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Outaouais Region||Good Good|
|Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region||Good Good|
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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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