Job outlook EDP (electronic Data Processing) Applications Programmer near Saskatoon (SK)

The job outlook for an EDP (electronic data processing) applications programmer working near Saskatoon (SK) is fair over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Computer programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174).

Job opportunities near Saskatoon (SK)

EDP (electronic data processing) applications programmer
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Computer programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174) in the Saskatoon - Biggar region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many 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 Computer programmers and interactive media developers in the Saskatoon - Biggar region:

  • Approximately 860 people work in this occupation.
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 46%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 18%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 15%

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

The job outlook for an EDP (electronic data processing) applications programmer working in Saskatchewan is fair over the next 3 years.

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