Guidance

Tier 2 shortage occupation list

A list of jobs for which there is a shortage of workers in the UK.

Documents

Tier 2 shortage occupation list, government-approved version: valid from 19 November 2015

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Tier 2 shortage occupation list, government-approved version: valid from 6 April 2015 to 18 November 2015

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Tier 2 shortage occupation list, government-approved version: valid from 6 April 2014 to 5 April 2015

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Detail

This document lists all of the UK-wide shortage occupations for Tier 2 of the points-based system for the period starting on 19 November 2015. It also lists the minimum salary requirements.

There is a separate list of additonal shortage occupations for Scotland.