On 10 January, 2020 skillselect number of invitations issued to 1000 places for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and 300 places for Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored visa.
Minimum points score invitations issued 90 for both the visa subclass.
Allocation of Occupation:
SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189) and then the remaining to Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored .
|Subclass||Occupation ID||Description||Minimum points score||Latest date of effect|
|189||2212||Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers||95||18/10/2019 10:51am|
|189||2334||Electronics Engineer||90||25/09/2019 6:35am|
|491||2334||Electronics Engineer||95||3/01/2020 3:10pm|
|189||2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||90||1/06/2019 4:20pm|
|189||2339||Other Engineering Professionals||90||28/08/2019 12:31pm|
|189||2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||90||1/09/2019 9:12am|
|189||2613||Software and Applications Programmers||90||2/10/2019 8:32am|
|491||2613||Software and Applications Programmers||90||11/12/2019 7:33pm|
|189||2631||Computer Network Professionals||90||30/09/2019 4:46pm|
|491||2631||Computer Network Professionals||90||20/11/2019 2:40pm|
Invitation issued to following major applicants:
Software and Applications Programmers were the major winners this round, with a whopping 298 invitations issued across the 189 and 491 visa programs. The top five occupations made up a total of almost 53% of the entire invitation round! Along with the Programmers, the top five included:
- Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists with 121 invitations;
- Accountants with 98 invites;
- ICT Business and Systems Analysts with 93 invitations; and
- Civil Engineering Professionals with 76 invites.
Low-invitation occupations this round include Medical Imaging Professionals (approximately 1-2) Construction Managers (approximately 3-4), Management Consultants (3) and Cartographers/Surveyors (4).
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