Vancouver Gets Top Rank for Largest Growth in Tech Jobs in North America

November 06, 2019
The technology industry is the fastest growing job market in Canada. As per a recent study Vancouver had the top growth in technology jobs in North America, ahead of cities that included Seattle, San Francisco, and New York.  

Vancouver Gets Top Rank for Largest Growth in Tech Jobs in North America

The City Attracts Talents

Also, Vancouver is presently leading as a great and rising market for technology in Canada and the US. Moreover, its tech growth rate is 30%, allowing Vancouver to climb 27 spots, relegating Seattle from the number one position. In 2015, as well as in 2016, tech growth rate in the city was 2.7%. Also in the last two years, it added 13,600 service and tech software jobs totally that represents 55% of fresh office jobs that were created in it. Vancouver always enjoys a high talent pool, which is attractive for many companies when they move or hire professional people here.

Toronto is a major tech hub located in North America that had a job progression at the rate of 23.9% in the period of 2017 and 2018. Additionally, it has created 30,200 fresh tech jobs. Montreal added 8,800 tech jobs at a rate of 11.4%

The report went on to add a forecast that the tech industry is headed, towards Waterloo and Ottawa as the next markets. Furthermore, the Canadian tech industry is booming and needing more skilled workers in technological arena to fill up the demand for growing tech jobs.

Working and Living in Vancouver

Professionals that have a technological background interested in shifting to Vancouver have many options to consider. There is a growing demand for talent in British Columbia, also after it launched the PNP Tech Pilot. In order To get the consideration candidates must have the job offer issued by a local employer in top demand technology occupations. All Eligible candidates that have a valid job offer after creating the immigration profile can apply to the Skills Immigration Programs of BC PNP, and specific draws occur regularly. 

As an alternative, the system of Express Entry has a Federal Skilled Worker program to target skilled professionals specifically. It does not require a job offer and also serves as a good option for professionals in technological field with experience of one year besides having language proficiency. 


Eligibility for these programs will help in achieving the goal of Canadian permanent residency. We help in all such programs and our patrons can contact us.
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