Job prospects Data Analyst - Informatics And Systems in New Brunswick

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "data analyst - informatics and systems" in New Brunswick or Canada.

Job opportunities in New Brunswick

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be good for Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 2172) in New Brunswick for the 2022-2024 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Demand for Database analysts and data administrators is expected to increase in-line with the general adoption of computing technology throughout the economy, especially as organizations are increasingly looking towards data and data technologies to answer business and operational questions.

Ideal candidates would have a combination of both technical skills and general business knowledge in order to understand the significance of the information that databases contain and apply it accordingly. Industry-specific knowledge would also be considered valuable.

These professionals are mainly concentrated in urban areas. As a result, smaller communities may experience difficulty attracting and retaining information systems analysts and consultants. The Fredericton region, in particular, has established itself as a hub for international and local investment in this field.

Here are some key facts about Database analysts and data administrators in New Brunswick:

  • Approximately 500 people work in this occupation.
  • Database analysts and data administrators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 19%
    • Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 15%
    • Insurance Carriers and related activities (NAICS 524, 526): 12%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 8%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 7%
  • 85% of database analysts and data administrators work all year, while 15% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 38 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 68% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 32% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: n/a
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 11% compared to 30% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 33% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 39% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 13% compared to 6% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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