Job prospects Operating Systems Programmer in the Southern Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Computer programmers and interactive media developers" in the Southern Region or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years


We were not able to determine labour market conditions for Computer programmers and interactive media developers in the Southern Region over the past few years (2021-2023) because of low employment levels in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be good for Computer systems developers and programmers (NOC 21230) in the Southern region for the 2023-2025 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.

Here are some key facts about Computer systems developers and programmers in the Southern region:

  • Approximately 30 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Computer systems developers and programmers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): more than 95%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Computer programmers and interactive media developers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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