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Skilled Worker visa: shortage occupations

Check which jobs are on the shortage occupations list in each area of the UK. For the Skilled Worker visa and the Health and Care visa.

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A list of shortage occupations in each area of the UK. For the Skilled Worker visa and the Health and Care visa.

Published 1 December 2020
Last updated 15 February 2022 + show all updates
  1. New care workers and home carers table addition entry 6145 added.

  2. Updated information on musicians.

  3. Add new jobs to the list: health services and public health managers and directors, residential, day and domiciliary care managers and proprietors, laboratory technicians, senior care workers. Updates to welding trades. Chefs removed from the list of occupations.

  4. First published.