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Looking for IT opportunities in Australia?
There are currently 84,890 IT job openings in Australia*. The average salary for an IT job in Australia is $101,463.
The Australian Government Department of Employment estimates a projected employment growth to 2018 of 88,700 jobs for the IT industry in Australia.
Gaining an IT qualification will significantly increase your career prospects for IT jobs in Australia. Studying an online course with an accredited Australian provider gives you the flexibility you need to study at your own pace.
Employment in the IT industry in Australia
Australia has a population of 23,625,031, with a total of 11,645,500 people currently employed. The average job seeker age for Australia is 37 years and the current unemployment rate sits at 5.7%. Part-time workers make up 46% of the workforce in Australia.
Education in Australia
- The percentage of people employed in Australia with a bachelor's degree or higher qualification: 29%
- The percentage of people employed in Australia with a cert III or higher VET qualification: 31%
- The percentage of people employed in Australia without a post-school qualification: 36%
*Job openings in July 2019
Sources: Trovit Australia, SEEK, MyCareer, Labour Market Information Portal, PayScale, Open Universities Australia, Census QuickStats, Australian Jobs 2014 Report and 2014 Employment Outlook to November 2018 Report.