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Scarce Skills in South Africa 2017

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Scarce Skills in South Africa 2017

Scarce Skills

Below is a list of the top scarce skills in South Africa according to a list compiled by The Department of Labour in June last year. When choosing your future career path it is important to make sure you have all the facts before making a decision. Job security is largely determined by the careers in high-demand in your specific country. It is important to know what the scarce skills of South Africa are and to use this information when making decisions about your future!

See more: Occupations in South Africa in High-Demand

  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • Aircraft Pilots
  • Application Programmers
  • Architects
  • Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists
  • Building Architects
  • Cardiologists
  • Cartographers and Surveyors
  • Chartered Accountants
  • Chemical and Physical Science Technicians
  • Chemists
  • Critical Care Specialists
  • Dentists
  • Economists
  • Electronics Engineers and Technicians
  • Engineers:  Civil, Chemical, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, Mining, Production, Water.
  • Environmental and Occupational Health Inspectors
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial and Investment Advisors
  • Geologists and Geophysicists
  • Judges
  • Lawyers
  • Legislators
  • Mathematicians, Actuaries and Statisticians
  • Medical Doctors and Practitioners
  • Metallurgists
  • Meteorologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Nursing and Midwifery Professionals
  • Oncologists
  • Paramedic Practitioners
  • Philosophers, Historians and Political Scientists
  • Physicists and Astronomers
  • Process Control Technicians
  • Radiologists
  • Sociologists, Anthropologists
  • Software Applications, Web and Multimedia Developers
  • System Analysts
  • Teachers:  Maths and Science
  • Telecommunications Engineers
  • Urologists
  • Veterinarians

See more: Skills development vital to growth in South Africa

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