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Computer and Information Systems Professionals

Computer systems analysts analyze and find computer solutions for information processing, database and computation needs. They write computer programs, then test and implement software programs and provide user training. This occupational category includes computer programmers, computer and information systems managers.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • University undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science, business administration, commerce or engineering.

Future Prospects:

These occupations will have small but sustained increases in employment over the next ten years.

Job Prospects

Current Workforce:

Approximately 21.7% of workers in this occupational group are women. About 72.1% of employees working in these occupations live in Yellowknife, 26.4% live in the regional centres of Inuvik, Hay River and Fort Smith and 1.6% live in other communities. About 62.0% are employed in the Public Administration industry and 18.6% in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services sector.